Autism awareness

What ‘Light It Up Blue’ Means to Me

It’s that time of year again; April 2nd, the day of the ‘Light it Up Blue’ campaign is just around the corner.  It is run by Autism Speaks, and it is a major event and fundraiser for the organization.  To be honest, for this one day, I don’t really care that much about the research, […] Read more…

No School Mrs. Bese

Yesterday got off to a really awful start.  Taylor had a very very hard time starting school.  He got to the back break room in the office and wouldn’t leave.  He wanted things out of the vending machine.  When I got there, I saw him circling it like a shark, but the teachers told me […] Read more…

The Hardest Thing

I just read a blog post where the author was asked to list the hardest thing about autism, and she said, people.  For me, the hardest thing changes as time and life change.  A long time ago, it was other people not being kind, instead very very judgmental. Later it was hitting and pinching.  Later […] Read more…

Why I Light It Up Blue

The “Light It Up Blue” campaign is run by the Autism Speaks organization. Every year everyone around the globe is invited to put blue lights on the homes and places of businesses to show support for autism awareness. Many global landmarks participate and “light it up blue”. There is, however, a problem. There is a […] Read more…

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