Monthly Archives: February 2012

When I Was in School – Conversation with mom

lauranadine/ February 9, 2012/ autism, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I spend a great deal of time speaking about autism in public and helping parents develop life and homework strategies for their Aspie children.  This work is hard, but I feel it is very rewarding to help children avoid the stress and turmoil I had while in school.  Many times, parents will say things like “I can’t imagine you had

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Why Can’t I Wake Up from Autism?

lauranadine/ February 6, 2012/ autism, emotions, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Everyday seems to present new challenges when living with autism.  The overarching feeling is one of pride, confidence and the satisfaction that I have honed in on my strengths while overcoming my weaknesses.  There are times, especially when I am overwhelmed with tasks that attack my weaknesses, that I can’t keep myself from asking, “Why can’t I just wake up

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