The Naughton Weekly
Month: April 2014
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Kidmatter & ParentsMattertoo Benefit
Upcoming Concert Event
Happy 17th Anniversary Chicago Gourmets !!!
Chicago Pet Expo
Sandy Hooks Tragedy
Perspectives: Blogging About Autism
Autism Month & Blog
Back on Autism Awareness Day, Katie Tackettwrote a post on Thought Catalog to share her feelings and raise awareness of what it’s like to parent Aubrey, her three-year-old daughter who has severe autism:
How can we expect that snotty woman behind us in line at the grocery store to know that our daughter is not just an out-of-control three-year-old, and it’s also not us just being ineffective parents? The truth is, we can’t expect people to take autism seriously unless they know what it’s like to love someone with severe autism or be someone with severe autism.
Living With Autism
Over at Living With Autism, blogger, teacher, and poet Liz shares the challenges and celebrations of caring for her adult son Dylan, who has autism. Liz reflects on early interventions for Dylan and the risks and rewards of new experiences.
Through her poetry, Liz considers how…
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