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Miles came home with his report card today. He’s continuing to make excellent progress,  a trend that started last year. What changed a year ago was our realization that Miles needed help in dealing with anxiety. He’s a very smart … Continue reading

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In a Silent Way

Seven years ago Miles was diagnosed as having Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS). He had been very slow to learn new words, and was not speaking very much by the time he was 18 months old. Fortunately, our … Continue reading

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What’s the Harm?

As a parent of a child with Asperger’s syndrome, I pay particular attention to the debate over whether vaccinations cause autism – an issue that has been settled scientifically time and time again.  (Short answer: Vaccines don’t cause autism.) The … Continue reading

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