Autism + Algebra

Autism is like algebra – Math is hard + so is Autism. A math teacher I once had told me that it’s not about how much you know, it’s about how you act when you don’t know. When I was a student learning algebra I often wondered why I would need to learn it. How […]

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Autism + Genetics

There is always a lot of talk about genetics and autism. “What causes autism?”, the big question on a lot of people’s minds. They are doing a lot of research to figure out what causes autism and what the genetic make up looks like. Sophia + Jule’s pediatrician referred them to the genetics lab at […]

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween is my favorite holiday! It always has been. I love the decorations, the costume making, going door to door and getting candy, carving pumpkins, and having a spooky ol’ time! This Halloween was the most memorable one for me. It was my most favorite one since having children of my own. Two years ago […]

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Therapy

Lots of small but exciting changes this past month! Here’s an update: Physical Therapy Sophia – I’m still working with Sophia on walking and cruising furniture. She’s getting stronger and her balance is getting better. I am also working on getting her to move from holding the couch to the ottoman and increasing the distance. […]

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Our New Reality – Autism

Autism – a word I didn’t think about or use very often. Not until a couple of months ago when I started to have concerns about our identical twin girls, Sophia + Jule. And then two weeks ago we had a psychologist assess them both individually and her words to me that day were “they […]

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