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”What are you doing different?” Asks Dr. Sam Tan’s yearly eye exam in 2016?


First let me explain that my son is special.  I mean that in an “AWESTRUCK AND ASTONISHED” manner. Let me exclaim that I am not the only individual to notice this or these features of the characteristics called “Autism,” “Autisitc,” “On the Spectrum,” and often having “ADD” with this. An adult with “ADD” is a… Continue reading ”What are you doing different?” Asks Dr. Sam Tan’s yearly eye exam in 2016?

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Youth employment resources


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Autism Christmas


This was an extremely nice Christmas.   It is typical for some with autism or other special needs to act as if Christmas is no different from any other day.

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he sat as far away from people as he could showing little need for gifts or Christmas.

Don’t get me wrong he is a blessing.  He is different. Not all people are alike.  Yet, most people understand seeing a person get a person a gift, especially at Christmas that he/she does indeed love.

This year my joy has multiplied and a little of hating and dreading the Christmas  Season has been erased.

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Hold on to your drawers.


Going through some old things in a “JUNK HEAP,” I found this drawer and old candy shipment boxes. I got the idea to do a collage in a drawer; while using the drawer as the frame.