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Sometimes we have to go back in order to go forward.

With that in mind, let’s look at a couple of classic, practical concepts that could help turn the tide toward progress in relating to people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Continue Reading »

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For part one, click here

Ok — we kind of got away from the actual story last time.  So let’s dive right into the first scene.

The film opens with Natalie Hansen running frantically across the frozen wilderness in the dead of night — all alone, visibly distressed, Continue Reading »

Part 2 of my current film commentary isn’t quite ready yet, so I thought I’d share another treat from Bishop Barron. 🙂

Well I recently saw Taylor Sheridan’s freshman directorial effort, Wind River.  I miss doing film commentaries (I’m pretty sure it’s been well over a year since my last one), so how about we begin anew with this one?

A snapshot (no spoilers)

The setting of Wind River is the Wyoming Indian Reservation of the same name, located within one of the most remote and desolate regions of the United States.

As is pointed out in the film, this is an area in which Native American women disappear at alarming rates and with disturbing regularity. Continue Reading »

For parts 1-4, click here

Let’s do a quick summary.  Here are some key points from part 4 regarding the premise of Forming Horizons: Continue Reading »

Human Art…

Just some photos I thought I’d share.  These sculptures are featured around a greenhouse in the retirement community in which some of my relatives live.

Truly beautiful art like this is, for me, a sure proof of what you might call humankind’s “genetic nostalgia” for Eden, for the divine image in man — marred, but not erased, by sin.

Here are some more: Continue Reading »

For parts 1-3, click here

Ok — let me start by quoting myself:

[W]hen it comes to understanding people and their perspectives, nothing works better than encounter.

Encounter is, however, a formidable prospect for many people on the autism spectrum. And let’s face it, Continue Reading »