Some of you may know autism mom, Melanie Baldwin, a founder of The Thinking Moms’ Revolution and subject of Jessica’s Lioness Arising blog post here.  https://gianelloni.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/lioness-arising-mom-3-melanie-baldwin/
Melanie is a mom who is battling cancer for the third time.  She also has a son with profound autism.  The cost of caring for a child with autism is astronomical, but coupled with the cost of battling cancer, it’s insurmountable unless they have help.

If you’d like to help, Melanie’s Give Forward page can be found here.  

Thanks for reading, and please share!

Kim Spencer, Co-Founder/Author of The Thinking Moms’ Revolution
www.thinkingmomsrevolution.com

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Need that Social Filter

September 25, 2014

Found myself tweeting the other day and getting so angered and frustrated that well, I “tweeted” some things I probably shouldn’t have.  My mother’s voice rang in my head after I posted it. “If you do not have anything nice to say…”.  Easy for you to say mom when I am battling idiots and propagandists who think they are above me and my/our rights.  It is a story for another day. [click to continue…]

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Revisting Meltdowns

by Brian Cea September 23, 2014

School has started for Zak and soon, all kids will be back in the classroom.  Although the year has started off well, Zak had his first meltdown today.  Meltdowns (not tantrums) in children with an autism spectrum disorder are not unusual.  On his daily communication log, Zak’s teacher wrote about an incident where Zak melted […]

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Revisiting Meltdowns in kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders

by zaksmom September 21, 2014

School has started for Zak and soon, all kids will be back in the classroom.  Although the year has started off well, Zak had his first meltdown today.  Meltdowns (not tantrums) in children with an autism spectrum disorder are not unusual.  On his daily communication log, Zak’s teacher wrote about an incident where Zak melted […]

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Meltdowns in Autism…Not tantrums

by zaksmom September 18, 2014

It was a tough day for Zak at school yesterday.  On his daily communication sheet sent home from school, we were told about several incidents where Zak melted down in the classroom.  Self regulation is another area Zak (and most children with Autism) struggles with.  We have worked very hard in this area providing Zak […]

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