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Disability Awareness

How One Autistic Brain Tumor Survivor Expresses Separation Anxiety

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My daughter Bethany has autism.  She is also a brain tumor survivor.  For years now, she has vehemently tried to control the people and things in her environment. Thanks to counseling, I now know that Bethany’s strong need to keep…
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Combating the Isolation and Loneliness of Being Disabled

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Being the disabled mom of a disabled kid, I can say with all honesty, that we both experience feelings of isolation and loneliness as a direct result of our disabilities. My limited mobility and chronic pain, my daughter Bethany’s unpredictable…
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Birthday Surprises and 10 Facts About Epilepsy!

Happy Friday everyone! Looks like we got even more snow last night! Hope you have plans for a great weekend! Jeremiah doesn’t know it yet, but he is having a family birthday party tomorrow!! We are planning a surprise 15th…
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Self Direction: Autistic Teen Advocates for Herself

Thanks to a very large and life threatening brain tumor, my daughter Bethany has multiple disabilities. Because she’s disabled, she’s eligible to participate in quite a few government disability service programs. Among the government services she’s eligible for is Self…
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