Titrating Freedom to Exist Truly

Titrating Freedom to Exist Truly   I want people and mostly autism families to believe that autism is more than a daunting diagnosis. A truly wonderful mind hides inside our asynchronous bodies distorted by sensory motor dysfunction. We deserve to be heard, we deserve to be proud. My freedom potentially mastered my mind the day I spelled […]

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Six Things You Should Know about Apraxia

Six Things You Should Know about Apraxia What It’s Like & What We *think* We Know    Since our work at I-ASC is informed by subject matter experts – those who are nonspeaking, minimally speaking and unreliably speaking people, we wanted someone who is actually apraxic to describe what this feels like. William was kind […]

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40 Blocks of Love

40 Blocks of Love A few weeks before Easter this year, and unbeknownst to us, one of our neighbors sent an e-mail to the neighborhood that our son, Jack, was turning 21 years old on Easter Sunday. Jack, who has lived his entire life in the same Arlington, Va neighborhood, has autism due to a […]

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The Mind of a Hockey Player

The Mind of a Hockey Player In my dreams I am a hockey player. I am drafted by a professional team. I play with my brother on the top line; and our team, the Vancouver Canucks, wins the Stanley Cup.  Understand, this is only a dream. The reality is, I am autistic, and mostly non-speaking. […]

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