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Roald Dahl on Vaccines

Roald Dahl is one of my favorite authors, with “The BFG” being my favorite chapter book for kids (amongst his many other works; even his writing for adults is superb). I’ve known this information about his daughter, Olivia, for as long as I can remember (I tend to read up on the background of my […]

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OUTSIDE READING – The Media Has It Wrong About Autism And PTSD

“I do want to talk about one thing in this story that is often ignored. PTSD and autism are a real problem, but not because of what we do to our parents, but because of every Autistic adult I know, including myself, I don’t know one that does not have PTSD due to being treated […]

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OUTSIDE READING – To Protect His Son, A Father Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

“Krawitt has been speaking up about vaccination for a long time now. He told me about going to a parent meeting at his daughter’s school just before the start of the school year, where a staff member reminded parents not to send peanut products to school, since a child or children had an allergy. ‘It’s […]

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OUTSIDE READING – Just Say No to the Judge Rotenberg Center

“But, Giraffe Party, why don’t you like Autism Speaks? You have the autism. They help you!” That’s an almost direct quote. No, I don’t have “the autism” but I am autistic. No, I don’t support Autism Speaks, but they don’t support me, either. You know who they do support? The Judge Rotenberg Center. Amongst a […]

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OUTSIDE READING – Why I Will Never Use a Behavior Chart Again

“Some… are battling their own bodies for control each day, some are coming from homes so broken and troubled it’s just astounding, and many are simply neglected and left to be raised by siblings or television. I really had to stop and realize that my wishes for their classroom behavior were superseded by their own […]

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