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Teaching Teens with Autism about Budgeting
Money is the key to freedom and it's essential that all teens know how to work within the confines of a budget before they reach an age where adult intervention becomes difficult. Don't forget, as new payment methods emerge, physical cash is disappearing an...
Teaching Teens with Autism about Budgeting
Teaching Teens with Autism about Budgeting
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Autistic Burnout - Causes and Prevention
In some of my other posts, I've talked about meltdowns , which are when people on the autism spectrum lose control. I've also talked about the quieter form of meltdown; the " shutdown " where an individual is unable to connect with the outside world.  Meltd...
Autistic Burnout - Causes and Prevention
Autistic Burnout - Causes and Prevention
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When should parents stop pushing their children with Asperger's syndrome?
If you're the parent of a young adult with Asperger's syndrome you'll be very familiar with the need to keep educating and pushing your child. You'll probably be an expert at it and you'll most certainly be very tired of all the work involved.  The question...
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A Mother's Day Poem
My Parents; Bill and Doris holding me at Hornsby Heights, NSW 1969 Today is Mother's Day in Australia and apart from presents and food, one of the traditions I have is to put a bit of effort into the card that I give my mother. Often they're hand-made but e...
A Mother's Day Poem
A Mother's Day Poem
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How to Change the Domain of an Office 365 Group
It's not an unfamiliar scenario with all of the rebranding that's happening these days. Your Office365 group has the wrong mail domain and now you want to change it. It's the kind of thing that you'd expect to be able to change via the admin portal. After a...
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Adjusting Society to Meet the Needs of People with Autism
As we wind down April, the month of "light it up blue", "autism awareness" and "autism acceptance", I wanted to ponder the other side of the equation. At the beginning of the month, I talked about how those of us on the spectrum needed to represent ourselve...
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Autism Representation and the Road Ahead
Over the years, April has been associated with the "Light it up Blue" campaign launched by the group "Autism Speaks". The campaign originally advocated awareness and then acceptance.   It's something that I've posted about more than once before on this blog...
Autism Representation and the Road Ahead
Autism Representation and the Road Ahead
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Dealing with Food Wrapper Mess kids on the Autism Spectrum
You've been hounding your kid for a week to clean up his room and you finally go in because you need to pick up his washing or he'll have nothing to wear to school next week. You're shocked to find a little pile of candy wrappers, often crawling with ants. ...
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It's Easy to Send Attachments from SharePoint - Here's How.
Attaching files from SharePoint has gotten a little easier of late. I'm not quite sure when the changes happened but they're very welcome.   The new functionality is available in the outlook client and outlook web access. It's available for most SharePoint ...
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Getting Speech Flowing in Non-Verbal Children
One of the many interesting things about people on the autism spectrum is that the abilities of most people seem to be wildly underestimated. It’s hard to come up with a simple reason why this is the case but the results can have catastrophic effects on the...
Getting Speech Flowing in Non-Verbal Children
Getting Speech Flowing in Non-Verbal Children
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