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TINY TALES OF AUTISM – HOW THE COOKIE CRUMBLES

It is 11:00 pm and I’m baking cookies right now. Not fancy cookies. They do have chocolate chips in them, but that doesn’t count as fancy in these days of “foodie” ingredients like “truffle infused rose hips,” or “artisan crumbles featuring dribbles of lavender oil” or “pomegranate compote with a semi-sweet seaweed foam glaze.” The … Continue reading

Autism / child health / family / Minnesota / Miss Shannan / mom / Shannan Paul

TINY TALES OF AUTISM – CALL YOUR LOCAL CONGRESSMAN

Cyclone Kid and I are usually full of cute stories and funny accounts of life along the Autism Spectrum, but today we could use your help with something. We’re working with Autism Minnesota in support a bill currently being considered by the Minnesota Legislature. The bill called “HF3172″ includes provisions that will insure that Minnesota … Continue reading

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TINY TALES OF AUTISM – EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON

“Everything happens for a reason.” We use that quote to explain an improbable collection of occurrences that leads to a surprisingly amazing outcome. My latest example… I’ll start by welcoming you to Target®. I don’t work there, but, like so many other outstanding little consumers, Cyclone Kid and I are big fans. He is a … Continue reading

Autism / child health / comedian / Comedy / humor / Miss Shannan / Uncategorized

TINY TALES OF AUTISM – “HELPING HANDS” OR “WANNA HEAR ABOUT MY HOLE?”

See the little dude in the photo, over there? That’s my Cyclone Kid. The reason I work so hard. The little man who makes me laugh, without saying a word. He is my handsome, fuzzy-headed companion. That’s my kid, and as I’ve mentioned before, he also has Autism Spectrum Disorder. I adore him, but he can be … Continue reading

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TINY TALES OF AUTISM – WEEKEND WARRIOR

What’s your weekend like?  Trips to the park? Morning cartoons? We get that sometimes.  But, we also have therapy sessions.  My little Cyclone Kid works hard and sometimes to get enough therapy hours in. We’ll pick up a Saturday morning ABA session. Instead of Bugs Bunny, he was working on his Vocal Imitation Trials, Letter … Continue reading