Yearly Archives: 2016

It’s been a year!

Last year, on this day, we launched our granddaughter, Rory’s, book. If you missed all the hype, it is still available on Amazon.com at http://www.amazon.com/Rorys-Story-Having-autistic-brother/dp/1508596328/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1459601739&sr=8-3&keywords=pam+horton  Of course, you can always get the book about our grandson, Connor, at Amazon.com as well.  http://www.amazon.com/Autism-Expressions-non-verbal-Pam-Horton/dp/1490979433/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1459601739&sr=8-1&keywords=pam+hortonMostly … Continue reading

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Non verbal doesn’t mean not intelligent

As the grandmother of of a non-verbal 6yr old labeled with severe ASD, I am standing on the highest tree applauding this article, and the author, Philip Reyes! http://blog.theautismsite.com/nonverbal-intelligence-reyes/?utm_source=aut-autaware&utm_medium=social-fb&utm_term=020516&utm_content=link&utm_campaign=nonverbal-intelligence-reyes&origin=aut_autaware_social_fb_link_nonverbal-intelligence-reyes_020516 I tell people all the time, “I know he’s got it going on … Continue reading

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Autism-specific practice guidelines for the nation’s pediatricians.

Here’s some information that is worth reading.  The most up to date info about important autism-specific practice guidelines for the nation’s pediatricians.  https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/pediatrics-publishes-research-guidelines-autism-related-health-issues

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Adaptive swim programs

This particular article is about the YMCA, in Burlington, Vermont.  It happens to be where my oldest son learned to swim, as an infant.  I have always been an advocate for the early swimming programs at the Y – I … Continue reading

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