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Autism

Following My Gut

When we received Isla’s autism diagnosis we didn’t really know where to begin.  There are so many different methods of treatment, so many different opinions, the matter of who will pay for these things, because none of them are cheap, and what is the best fit for our family. On top of that we were working with the regional center (I think this varies from state to state, but basically this is the organization that represents the state and the…

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  • Autism, Motherhood

    The A Word

    My daughter has autism. Or she is autistic. I’m really not sure which way I like to say it yet.  I’ve only known for a month and the words still feel heavy…

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