Tag Archives: Different not Less

Look beyond Labels!

She has Autism. She is Autistic. She is on the Autism Spectrum. She has PDD-NOS, you know Pervasive Development Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. Ummm, it’s like high-functioning Autism. Yes it’s a milder form of Autism. These are some of the … Continue reading

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DIY teaching resources!

Having a child with Total Colonic Hirschsprungs Disease (TCHD) who still wears a colostomy bag, means we end up with a lot of ostomy supply boxes which go to trash every month. Since I am a big DIY fan and … Continue reading

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NT vs SN hospital encounter!

  Those who have been following my blog since the beginning of its existence must be used to my posts about hospital visits. To them this should not come as a surprise that this very post too is about an … Continue reading

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The journey through the therapies!

Just the other day we were invited over for dinner at my parents, there were other guests too. Since Y is in the habit of getting over excited at seeing other people, her best activity is to sit everyone down … Continue reading

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Neurotypical vs. ASD kids

Whether they are having a meltdown or a tantrum, whether they are indulging in a self-stimulatory behavior or just twirling a pencil between the fingers out of boredom, whether they are socially awkward or just like solitude, whether they are … Continue reading

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Thinking in the abstract!

‘Look outside, what is the weather today?’ This is one of those questions that have been a constant in my life for the past one year. Teaching children on the Autism Spectrum about weather is rather tricky. Even though we … Continue reading

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April 2nd, Autism Awareness and Acceptance Day!

April 2 is the day when the world celebrates The Autism Awareness and Acceptance Day. Infact, the entire month of April is dedicated to Autism Awareness. The color blue and a puzzle piece symbolizes Autism. Slogans like Different not Less … Continue reading

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