Autism and Asperger Info/Posts, Christian authors, God's grace

To the Unassuming Superheroes

This week fellow author Melissa Tagg shared some wonderful news about her brother-in-law and nephew, Chip and Ollie Reece. Chip, dad to Ollie, wrote a book for his son with Down syndrome about a super hero with…you guessed it, Down syndrome. Evidently, Ollie LOVES superheroes and I bet Ollie already knows he’s living with one… Continue reading To the Unassuming Superheroes

God's grace

Worry, Autism, and God’s Big Plan

Some of you may know that by day I am a speech-language pathologist with a specialty in Autism, but to be perfectly honest, most days the kids I serve teach me much more than I think I teach them. Their perspectives, strengths, and needs bring a fresh look into a world that can become to… Continue reading Worry, Autism, and God’s Big Plan

Autism and Asperger Info/Posts

Utterly Unique

It's the beginning of a new semester for me - which is one reason why I'm behing on my blogging. When the responsibilities of a new semester begins, I'm afraid the writing and the blogging have to move aside and make room for the paying job.  🙂 BUT - I learn so much through my… Continue reading Utterly Unique

Autism and Asperger Info/Posts

Growing Challenging Characters – A Spectrum of Possibilities

Ya know, I was going to write about characterization from the Bible today, but I wanted to share something a little different today. As some of you may know, I am a speech-language pathologist (by day) – with a special interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Almost every day, I get the opportunity to work with… Continue reading Growing Challenging Characters – A Spectrum of Possibilities

Fiction Book Reviews

ASD – 2 Ways of Thinking, 1 Heart

Have you ever tried to figure out what someone is thinking? I think we spend a majority of our time in relationships trying to ‘read’ people by their nonverbal communication and social responses. Somehow, when someone says ‘fine’, but their body language isn’t in agreement with that word, we pick up on it and either… Continue reading ASD – 2 Ways of Thinking, 1 Heart

Fiction Book Reviews

ASD – A different point of view

One of my five year old students with Autism ran out of the stairwell and down the hallway, leaving an earth-shattering scream reverberating off the cream-colored tile floors. I jumped up from my office chair and moved at a quicker-than-usual pace toward him, passing a few wide-eyed college students along the way. The little boy’s… Continue reading ASD – A different point of view