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As a Parent, I get frustrated, feel pain, disappointment and anger when people label my children or think/speak before really understanding who they are. 28 THINGS PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM WANT YOU TO KNOW *So many people have the wrong idea or a misconception about children with Autism. I …

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Britain's largest sperm bank bans men with dyslexia, autism and ADHD from donating, triggering outrage over 'eugenics'

Britain’s largest sperm bank is under investigation for banning men with dyslexia. Campaigners accused the clinic of ‘eugenics’ – attempting to genetically improve the human race. The London Sperm Bank has produced leaflets stating it will not accept men who are dyslexic, have ADHD, autism or certain other conditions. But …

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How to Calm an Aspergers Child: 50 Tips for Parents

If you have an Aspergers youngster who has an “anger-control” problem, use these tips to (a) prevent anger outbursts and (b) help calm him down once he has launched into a rage or meltdown: 1. Allow the Aspergers youngster to use his energy in a fun way through jumping, spinning, …

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What would you say to a new autism parent?

I asked some of my favorite autism parents and bloggers what their advice would be to parent who are new to autism. Their answers were inspiring and endearing and encouraging and I wish I had them in my pocket many years ago when we started this journey.   Woulda, Coulda, …

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A Letter to Hillary Clinton About Her Upcoming Autism Plan

As I anticipate the release of your plan, I’m feeling cautious optimism. I think it’s wonderful that you’re the first candidate to speak on a subject important to so many families. Our community is in dire need of a genuine and openminded champion. I do hope, however, your speech won’t be pretty words with plans …

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