5 Steps to Empowered Special Needs Parenting

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Very few things will ever change your life as profoundly as having a child with special needs. Nothing prepares you for it because everything you ever imagined about parenting becomes useless.   When my oldest son was diagnosed with autism, Read More …

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Autism in Africans

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  I can still remember the man’s exact words: “how can I tell them, they wouldn’t understand”. They, were his brother and family members living elsewhere in Canada. What he couldn’t tell them was that his son had autism. I Read More …

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An autism meltdown in an airplane leads to a surprising result.

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  Just a couple more weeks and it will be Summer! If you are planning a trip and are worried about travelling with your child with special needs, remember that things aren’t always as bad as we imagine. Whatever situation Read More …

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Focusing on Inclusion and Celebrating Neurodiversity on World Autism Awareness Day 2016

  Autism occurs in both sexes and all races. It is part of the human experience and contributes to the tapestry of human diversity. This year, the United Nations challenges us to celebrate neurodiversity and to ensure that people with Read More …

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To Myself on the Day of My Son’s Autism Diagnosis

Have you ever wished you could go back and give yourself some pertinent advice at an important stage in your life? What would you say to your old self? Here’s what I would have said to myself the day my Read More …

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