We talk a lot on this blog about autism resources and I thought it was time I put together a list of 5 books we relied on most over the years.  Keep in mind, there are easily hundreds of books we could name here (yes, we do read a lot here) and depending on your focus, we could do 5 books for any number of subjects from signs and diagnosis to recovery.

This list is simply 5 books that were necessary in our process of learning about the best way to handle ZAK’s needs, to motivate and drive us for his recovery and the best way to help others.  Here are the 5 in no particular order: [click to continue…]

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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

by Brian Cea 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 […]

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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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