Do we now need to redefine the term: “communication” And what does it actually mean to do so?

I remember a time when people had to learn how to write with a pen and paper.  There were no computers.  There were no cell phones.  There were rotary phones. Some phone numbers would begin with words like “hunter…”  There was the mailman who does still come and deliver real letters.  There was nothing calledContinue reading “Do we now need to redefine the term: “communication” And what does it actually mean to do so?”

“He/she is not speaking”…really??

Typically, the first thing I will hear someone tell me when I ask them why they have come to ask for help is “(any name here) can’t speak . They don’t let me know what they want or need.  Help them..Help me/us”.  Is it that communication is limited to words? The main point of this postContinue reading ““He/she is not speaking”…really??”

“Autistic Wandering” DSM code added 10/11 and an Organization that Can Actually Help

I have been hearing a number of people within the world of social networking talking about this new code and wondering why??? why is this even being presented now.  What will be the  impact of having a new code like this on those with this illness?. These are questions that have been posed by a number of professionals.  Parents reading this post,Continue reading ““Autistic Wandering” DSM code added 10/11 and an Organization that Can Actually Help”

Update – The New School Year – Helping Your Child

Has Therapy Started? This is something to confirm right now. You probably assume that your child’s individualized educational plan or invidualized education planis at school.  Maybe not.   Let me be clear – i am not trying to put anybody down – but sometimes there gets to be so much paperwork that these and other  important documents can get misplaced.   If you did notContinue reading “Update – The New School Year – Helping Your Child”

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