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Froodle, by Antoinette Portis

My daughter’s autism diagnosis process involved piles of paperwork, doctor visits, and a visit to a central observation office where we did more paperwork and hours of observation. The day before that visit I was nervous. I had spent a … Continue reading

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“Peck, Peck, Peck” by Lucy Cousins

Sometimes when I check out a book at the library, my husband and I read it to our daughter for the first time and at the end raise our eyebrows at each other, thrown off by the utter lack of … Continue reading

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Too difficult for grown-ups

I didn’t post for a while as I finished–and recovered from–graduate school. I put aside this winter to do some “deschooling” as unschooling families talk about, some finding myself, some peace after 25 years of school and pressure. A friend … Continue reading

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