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Day-to-day life as the mom of special needs children - You're Not Alone

There are so many things I have to say about being the mom of special needs children that it’s hard to know where to begin. It is a very widespread topic – one, I know, that many don't hear enough about. The reasons for that are likely that it is...

A "Sprinkle of Special" for Father's Day

by Jessy | Jun 16, 2016 | autism, blog, dad of autism, father's day, love, parents |

In honor of this upcoming Father’s Day, we’ve asked some dads to write about what they LOVE about being a “dad of” autism. Our third entry is from AHSS Family Support Coordinator Laura Perisin's husband, Peter Perisin. In his own words: 

What I love about being a "dad of" autism - Father's Day edition

In honor of this upcoming Father’s Day, we’ve asked some dads to write about what they LOVE about being a “dad of” autism. Our second entry is from AHSS's Associate Chief Clinical Offer, Jennifer Lantham's husband. In his own words: 

5 Reasons Why People With ASD are Great Parents

Often times, autism makes life harder for those who are affected. Other times, individuals with autism can see and experience things better than their neurotypical friends and peers. This dad blogger worried that his autism would affect his...

How My Sister With ASD Stood Up to Bullies

No matter what their child is like, whether they have autism or are neurotypical, every parent worries about them being bullied. My family and I worried that Jennifer, my sister who is on the autism spectrum, would be picked on for being...

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