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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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The difference between a meltdown and a tantrum

Here is an interesting article, from theasutismsite.com, about the differences between a meltdown and a tantrum.  It offers possible triggers and suggestions to assist with calming a meltdown.  http://blog.theautismsite.com/tantrum-meltdown/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=autfan&utm_term=20150412&utm_campaign=5

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Author receives her copy of her book….

Seven year old, Rory Munt, co-authored a book with her grandmother.  After all, no one can tell “Rory’s Story, Having an autistic brother” quite like Rory, herself!  She was very happy to receive her printed copy!Being a good big sister, … Continue reading

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Drumming and Autism

My good friend, Dori Staehle, sent me two interesting article about the benefits of drumming for people on the spectrum.  Check them out… interesting info for sure!http://www.x8drums.com/blog/beat-a-drum-for-autism-awareness-/ http://www.autismkey.com/drum-therapy-for-autism/

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All kinds of interesting info in this post!

This article, from whattoexpect.com, came across my newsfeed today. LOTS of interesting information!http://www.whattoexpect.com/family/autism-news-research/?xid=aol_wte-preg_13_20150330_&aolcat=HLT&icid=maing-grid7%7Cmaing15%7Cdl36%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D638073

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“Rory’s Story, Having an autistic brother” Book launch TODAY

It’s BOOK LAUNCH day!What better day to purchase 7yr old Rory’s book “Rory’s Story, having an autistic brother” then on Autism Awareness Day?Won’t you help Rory fulfill her dream of becoming “famous?”  Purchase her book, at cost, TODAY and let’s … Continue reading

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Being a self advocate is important

This is great information!  It may not apply to a non-verbal, or communication challenged student, but for those who can make their wishes known, being a self advocate is important…http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2015/03/25/7-ways-to-bring-self-advocacy-to-your-next-iep/

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