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My Special Needs Daughter is an Everyday Princess

My now six-year-old daughter came to me when she was just three-months-old through foster care, and later joined my family officially through adoption. I have spent the last six years building up my portfolio when it comes to advocating for her as a special-needs child. But then there are these moments, these incredibly important moments, when […]

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light it up, autism awareness, april

Light it Up Any Color You Want, As Long As the Light of Autism is Shining

Within the autism community, there are SO many people and also SO many different viewpoints on the issues. Things you might think the community as a whole should agree upon, right? Yeah, not so much. For instance, try asking about ‘autism awareness’ vs. ‘autism acceptance’ and you’re bound to get someone on either side riled up. […]

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