No More Darkness

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No More Darkness – Rosemarie Carreiro

I had my light. I remember it well
My light shined ever so brightly
It shined with pride
It shined with acceptance
It shined with love
Every time you looked into my eyes
I saw my light in yours.
Then the darkness arrived
My light was gone.
My light had been taken
I sat in the dark and I waited
Waited for it to be given back
Waited for the right time
Waited for the ...

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Sensory Breaks and An Inclusive Ethos.

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Sensory Breaks and An Inclusive Ethos.

With children knowing school holidays are looming with class parties and the much encouraged by the schools stage performances you may find your little one starts to exhibit some anxiety.

As you may know I’m a home educator and I will tell you why.

art-therapy-227585_1280In schools I have found that ...

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Meltdown: The Aftershock

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Meltdown: The Aftershock

Did you know that even though a meltdown has finished, the shock to the system can still affect the individual for days afterwards?

Let’s go through briefly what a meltdown is…

It’s a loss of control, an overwhelming feeling of rage that can envelope you to the point of no longer being aware what you are saying or doing.

A person in meltdown mode has hit the point of no return and full fight or ...

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Emma Dalmayne – The Truth

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Emma Dalmayne – The Truth

 

Emma Dalmayne is an Autistic woman, with 6 kids, all she feels are neurologically different.

Emma has the unique ability of being able to explain in amazing detail aspects of her autistic traits, coping mechanisms and how to manage life.  This incredible talent, along with her brilliant writing skills has helped countless parents, and therefore their autistic ...

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Some Well-meaning advice…

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Well-meaning advice to an Autistic Child.

 

I sat up late one night to write the letter you are about to read. I should have gone to bed, but an impassioned plea from a Mother whose child was having difficulties at school with his peers prevented me from being able to sleep. The words “I hate it when I’m being autistic” made my eyes fill up, and I reacted with all the usual common sense of unregulated compulsion, ...

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Was Marilyn Monroe Autistic?

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Was Marilyn Monroe Autistic?

Marilyn was born Norma Jean Mortenson and lived mostly in orphanages due to her mothers mental health problems.

She married aged 17 to a young man named Jim Dougherty, she enjoyed young married life and loved cooking peas and carrots together because of the colours! The marriage didn’t last as Jim  didn’t approve of his wife’s blossoming modelling career.

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Lovaas Applied Behavioural Analysis

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Lovaas Applied Behavioural Analysis

An Autistic View

Therapies are calling themselves ABA in order to get paid by insurance companies that will only fund ABA.

So we have Feeding therapy, Play therapy and Music Therapy masquerading as ABA.

True ABA was invented by Lovaas who believed a harsh repetitive regime would force children to blend in with neurotypical society.

Parents are told as soon as their child is diagnosed as autistic that ...

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