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Touring the School

It’s back to school time for us. Again. Today, we underwent the joyous process of picking up the 7th grade schedule (they always post them right before school starts, so nobody can complain), and then locating classrooms. My poor son. … Continue reading

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The Saturday Scientist

Years ago, when we were looking into alternative ways to educate our son, we ran across mention of the Saturday Scientist program. Aside from the catchy title, the idea is to focus on science on a day everyone usually has … Continue reading

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About That Special Topic Of Interest…

Walking Encyclopedias Living with our knowledgeable, eager-to-share, amazing AS loved ones can be both wonderful and a bit of a challenge. It’s wonderful to see them light up and sparkle.  To see them delight in their subject.  And to encourage … Continue reading

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Online Games and Socialization

Okay, I admit it.  I’m a bit of a gamer. Whatever that used to mean in the past – the meaning changes every so often- right now it refers to online games.  Online computer games one joins to play with … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Syndrome In Mothers And Daughters

As you may know, stepping outside of oneself and thinking of others doesn’t come naturally – or easily – to our kids.  It’s just a part of AS. And it’s a part that can be helped.  A skill that can … Continue reading

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Every once in a while, some skill or habit we think well and truly destroyed rises up once again to slap us in the face.  Everyone out there has experienced this. And then there are the ongoing issues.  I don’t … Continue reading

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It’s IEP Time Again

NOTE: Although now a veteran of my share of IEP’s and IEP meetings, I cannot claim to be an expert on them.  Since it’s such a subject of concern and apprehension for most of us, however, here are some of … Continue reading

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