The Through the Looking Glass series features blog posts written by parents, relatives, siblings, service providers, special education teachers and therapists of children/adults with Autism.
If you would like to contribute, please email me at email@example.com with your name, brief bio, connection to Autism and your submission. (Word count: 500 - 650.)
Please allow 5 to 10 days for review. Once reviewed, I will let you know when your submission will post.
Through the Looking Glass Posts/Contributers:
- Necessity is the Mother of a Child On the Autism Spectrum - Heather McCracken is the founder and executive director of the Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society. She is the creator of the Friend 2 Friend model and programs and a mother of three (Katie, Iain and Emma); her son Iain is on the autism spectrum. Heather actively designs and delivers social, communication peer play based programs for children ages 3 through 18 in schools and other community settings throughout North America and abroad. She an international speaker and widely published, author of "That's What's Different About Me", "Can I Play Too", "Demystifying Autism", and coauthor "Learners on the Autism Spectrum."
- Lessons Everywhere You Look: Kim Wombles is an Instructor of English (and psychology) at Cisco College. For more on Kim, please visit:
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- Holding Hands Through Change : Please visit Chynna Laird's website at http://www.lilywolfwords.ca/, as well as her blogs at http://www.the-gift-blog.com/ andhttp://www.seethewhiteelephants.com/, to get a feel for her work and what inspires her.
- An Artificial Divide: A Look Back: Kim Wombles
- Me? Courageous? : Patty O. is the mother of 3 kids: a 7 year-old boy, a 5-year-old daughter, and 2 year old son. Please follow Patty at Pancakes Gone Awry.
- Autism and Parenting: 5 tips to reduce stress: Laura Shumaker is the author of A Regular Guy: Growing Up With Autism and is a City Bright for the San Francisco Chronicle.
- Fun with Floortime: Cindy Tovar, M.S.Ed. (Dagny's Dichotomy).
- Making the Impossible, Possible: Silvia Santiago, Speech Therapist and mother to a son with autism.
- Like Two Ships Passing in the Night: