Can You See Me?  Authors: Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott Age range: 8-12 Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba I could not put this tween book down. It is the story

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Special Needs Children: Grandparents Can Be In Your Corner There is a well-known parable floating around the special needs community which describes how it feels when you are first told

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Grandparents and Autism: A Geneticist and Mom Reveals the Critical Role Grandparents Play When I was growing up, my parents both worked full-time and didn’t have the time to drive

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My grandson is on the spectrum BY GIORGINA LIGUORI There are moments in life we never forget. For me, one such moment was a phone call from my daughter-in-law two

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According to a new article on BabyCenter.com by Michelle Stein, grandparents and siblings are key for early autism diagnosis.  Michelle Stein reports that early diagnosis plays an important role in the effectiveness

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BY LORENZO PICON Having a special needs grandchild can be an unwelcome surprise for a grandparent, but not to my grandpa. I was a blessing to him and he was

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Let’s face it: the holiday season is full of contradictions. It brings out both the best and the worst in people. It seems like everyone has an opinion about how you

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4 Shocking Facts About the History of Autism By Michael J. Cameron, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Chief Clinical Officer for Pacific Child and Family Associates Would you ever think that autism is

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(Editor’s note  Every grandparent lives in fear that their grandchild will be diagnosed with Autism. No one seems to know the cause or the cure and the numbers of children

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By Julie Obradovic Julie Obradovic is a Contributing Editor to Age of Autism A recent post on The Thinking Mom’s reminded me about the roles grandparents play in the autism

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by Sue Gillespie (Grandma Sue) My husband was wearing his water shoes in the pool one afternoon when he was swimming with our grandson, Jacob. “Papa,” Jacob said, “why are

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Thugs, Drugs and the War on Bugs is Dr. Brad Case’s exposé of the U.S. health care system  [Ed. note: The following viewpoints are from promotional materials for Thugs, Drugs

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and April is Autism Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s and autism have some similarities: they are both cognitive disabilities with a tendency to wander and the inability to find their

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