Taking the Scenic Route

Savoring the Journey


Terms & Acronyms for Autism that you see a lot in my posts

Local Resources
If you live in the Wichita, Kansas area, there is a local parent’s support group you can sign up for. We have both parent’s night out and playgroup meetups. It is a great group for support, information, resources, venting and just letting loose and being goofy in an accepting environment.

Nuts and Bolts of Visual Supports
Making PECs Style Cards
PECs Cards to download (coming soon)
Making Visual Schedules (coming soon)
Visual Schedules to download (coming soon)
Making Visual To Do Lists, Routines (coming soon)
To Do Lists, Routines to download (coming soon)
Making Social Stories (coming soon)
Social Stories to download (coming soon)

Some of my writing on Autism
Zane’s story (as of July 2008)
So, I think my child has Autism, now what?

Other’s writing on Autism.
Dr. Strangetalk or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Echolalia by MOM-NOS

Activism/Publicity we have done
Heartspring article: Beyond the Label
Videos of News Coverage

Journal Articles
Gestalt imagery: A critical factor in language comprehension by Nanci Bell (full text in PDF)
Stimulating Basic Recall in Hyperlexic Students Using the Visualizing/Verbalizing Program by Stephen Truch

  • Zane's age

  • Zane is 16 years, 2 months, and 23 days old
  • Zora's age

  • Zora is 12 years, 2 months, and 27 days old
  • Random Quote

  • If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn’t help the poor, either we’ve got to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are or we’ve got to acknowledge he commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don’t want to do it. — Stephen Colbert

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