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Let me get in one more plug for my autism website, Forming Horizons — which, still being a young blog, could use this extra boost.

My first official post deals with — you guessed it — my personal experience.  Here it is:

 

My Story — Part 1/4

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Whew!  Remember me?  It’s been way too long.

Believe me, I would like to have been blogging a lot more in the last several months (it suddenly occurs to me that I have posted nothing on Into the Dance in 2017 up to this point).

But when you (more…)

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DisgustJust published another post on Forming Horizons.  If you are a member of the autism spectrum community — which includes not only people on the spectrum but also family members, professional supports, etc. — I warmly invite you to read the post and share your thoughts (even if you disagree with me; I welcome all perspectives).

Once again, if you like this post or would like to comment, I respectfully ask that you do so on Forming Horizons rather than here.  It would help me tremendously.

Check it out: The Worst Way to Approach Autism.

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sad childThought I’d share my most recent post for my other blog, Forming Horizons — which is meant to serve as an online community and resource for people on the autism spectrum and their families, teachers, employers, and others.

Just FYI: Forming Horizons will feature a new post every Wednesday, unless otherwise noted.

What is this week’s topic, you ask?  Let me “borrow” from myself real quick to give you a taste:

I occasionally do a little freelance journalism.  Yes, that means one of my many hats is that of a reporter…perish the thought!

But there are some useful skills to be learned from this practice, not least of which is the classic “outline” for a story or situation: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How.

Goodness knows, parents – and teachers; and therapists; and siblings; and anyone else involved – of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have their fair share of detective work to perform.

So this seems a perfect opportunity to put my amateur journalist’s experience to good use.

For the rest, here’s the link: Six Key Words For ‘Investigating’ Your Child’s Behaviors.

(I would just politely ask that if you choose to “Like” this article, please do so on Forming Horizons rather than here)

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