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The Beautiful Side of Autism

The Beautiful Side of Autism

Beyond tantrums and meltdowns, through tunnels of misunderstanding and sleeplessness, on the other side of isolation, there exists the beautiful side of autism. I’m certain nobody experiences it the same but we are fortunate enough to get views of it, probably more often than many. I’ll often hear or read the phrase “and then autism reared its ugly head…” It’s used in many different lights and contexts, but overwhelmingly it conveys something misunderstood, difficult, and largely undesirable unexpectedly surfacing. I…

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Stacking Blocks – The Name

Stacking Blocks – The Name

Where does the name Stacking Blocks come from? The CDC has a list of developmental milestones that are commonly used as reference when gauging a child’s growth and development. Pediatricians will typically also have lists that may be a bit more comprehensive to go over at a child’s routine checkups. Developmental Guidelines, Not Laws Using these lists as guidelines while your child growing up can be a really helpful way to see if your child is on track compared to…

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