Autism 101

AUTISM and the BUTTERFLY EFFECT

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February
22

The butterfly effect is a mathematical concept that is used to describe a system in which a very small change in the initial state can cause a very large change in a later state.  By co-incidence the butterfly effect is …

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If I knew then, What I know Now.

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January
11

I have always wondered what I would have done differently with Ethan if I knew then what I know now. What would it be like if there really was time travel? I can almost hear the conversation between the older, …

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Autism and nonlinear learning.

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September
1

According to the dictionary, linear learning is a “process of learning following a step-by-step progression where a response to a step must be given before another step is taken.”  Unfortunately, most people believe that most autistic kids learn linearly. In …

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Autism, Eloping and AWOL

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July
23

When  Ethan was very young, he hardly slept and always had the urge to run away. Luckily, we used to live in building with a 24 hour doorman and the doorman was always there to make sure that Ethan never …

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