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    Autism and guilt: it’s okay to grieve

    Being an autism mom Raising a nonverbal autistic child is emotionally draining. It’s hard for all parties involved. It’s hard for Charlie who can’t communicate beyond basic needs (like “I want…

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    Autism and the ABA Therapy Controversy

    What is ABA therapy?  Applied Behavior Analysis therapy, or ABA, is the #1 recommended therapy for children on the autism spectrum. Therapists use positive reinforcement to reward wanted behaviors. Before we take…