Tag Archives: asperger’s

My First Driving Misadventure

Day two of driving in Taipei and I already experienced the perils of relying on the GPS on the mountain back roads. We have two main choices of roads up the mountain to where we live.  One is the main … Continue reading

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Guest Post from the Globetrotting Gamer

My 16 year old son, Zack, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, wrote this essay for his Rhetoric and Composition class and posted it to his blog at http://www.GlobetrottingGamer.wordpress.com.  I am so proud of him and how far he has come, and … Continue reading

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Please Sign Our Autism Petition

As most of you know, my eldest son, Zack, has high functioning Autism.  My second oldest son, Dwight, wanted to help make other people more aware of what Autism is and what it’s like for people with it and for … Continue reading

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Détente in the Mommy Wars

I am very opinionated when it comes to parenting.  I know this about myself.  I have a blog for it.  It’s no big mystery. My friends and family know me as the Been There Done That Mom for a reason.  … Continue reading

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Strength Finds Us

These days, four months after Horatio returned from his 20 month deployment, people still say they don’t know how we did it. Horatio gets looks of pity for having been away from his family for so long, and friends and … Continue reading

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Domeo Transforms The iPad!

Horatio bought himself an iPad while he was deployed.  He used it to Skype and Facetime with us and during his rare down time, he watched movies.  Since he has been home, though, the family has tried to take over … Continue reading

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Will a Nation at War Remember its Veterans the remaining 364 days of the year?

We are a nation at war. Why, then, don’t we hear about it on the evening news every night?  This veterans day, as we celebrate the men and women who have served our country, we should also remember the 68,000+ … Continue reading

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The Reality of Autism in the Blogosphere

As a parent of a child affected by Autism I follow a few Autism parent blogs.  As anyone knows, knowing that others out there are dealing with issues similar to yours helps get through the day sometimes.  I sometimes write … Continue reading

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Bullying Hits the Homefront

My middle schooler son’s proclamation, on a Friday afternoon, many months ago, caught me off guard but did not completely surprise me. Zack came home from school and told me that another eighth grade boy slammed his locker shut as soon … Continue reading

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