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The holidays with autism

Holidays do bring good times. Holidays hope to excite, but autism needs quiet. A sad day is to stay home. I love worship and good meals and special celebrations with my family, but they bring pain and confusion. Peace is hard to get during such celebrations. How can we have that time with family and […]

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Fiery wishes and opinions

Before I found my typing voice, sadness was my best friend, and I was peaceful because I had no power. Today I am happier and less lonely. Gone is the peace because now I have opinions and wishes. No more icy wishes, but fiery, dancing dreams that could come true. ~Sarah Share

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Helplessness

Really feel very helpless about myself lately. I am tense and jumpy and cannot follow rules or be polite. Mom is tired from it and so am I, but each day brings more. I am needing a miracle to bring me peace with autism. Too really mean feeling! Autism is awful sometimes. I am needing […]

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Belonging

To be in a family is to be happier and safer and never lonely. I am thankful for a family to both own and be owned by. Pride swells from the whole group when someone has succeeded or when they are happy about something. Sad times are shared to make the tears turn to hearts. […]

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Interview with Dr. Aja McKee of Thompson Policy Institute on Disability & Autism

Meet Sarah Stup: Author with autism who has much to say about inclusionNon-Speaking and Autistic, Sarah shares her thoughts on her educational journey November 2, 2017 To learn more about education and inclusion, we asked Sarah Stup to tell us about her educational experiences growing up. Sarah is a critically acclaimed author, and well-known blogger. […]

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To read great books

“To read books brings great adventures of being and doing and thinking. I can do a great deal of things autism prevents through reading. Finding a speaking voice, being polite with a body that listens, and going different places are all possible with joining book characters. Today I can run a ranch house and be […]

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