Archives: March 2015

Understanding Repetitive Behaviors

What’s The Difference Between Routines, Perseveration and Stimming? One of the defining aspects of autism is a tendency towards repetitive behaviors such as stimming, perseveration and routines. But despite being grouped together these all have quite different causes and functions, so I thought it might be helpful to take a...

Hold the Future Loosely

My 12-year-old son, Carter, likes to discuss his future with me. “Mommy, where do you think I’ll go to college? I want to be a volcanologist.” “Mommy, what kind of car will I get when I’m 16?” “Mommy, when I get a wife, do I have to have a baby...

2015 Autism Awareness Night

Join us for an evening of presentations, resources, light refreshments and networking. Free and open to the public.   Interesting Ways for Everyone to Learn About Autism The media is full of information about autism that can educate our relatives, our neighbors and ourselves about autism without reading lengthy text...