We Deserve A Fighting Chance!

April 12, 2015

“He will never be able to live a happy, healthy and successful life,” they said. “He will never be able to take care of himself, pursue a higher education or become gainfully employed,” they said. Well how wrong they all were. As in “they” and “all” I am talking about all of the so called […]

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Its Great to be an FAU OWL!

November 20, 2014

Hey everyone I am so sorry that I haven’t had the opportunity to update my blog in such a long time! I have been going through a tremendous amount of emotional and psychological despair. You would think that would be more of a reason to update my blog, but I am the type of person […]

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Seven Tips to Help You Get a Good Grade on Your College English Paper

February 22, 2010

I’d like to share with you some writing strategies to increase your chances of getting a good grade on your college English paper. They worked for me! – Start working on your paper as early as possible. – If you have the choice of choosing your own topic, select a topic you are passionate about and also make […]

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Navigating College With Autism – Working Hard On My Research Paper!

November 30, 2009

I am currently working on a research paper which is on a comparison/contrast movie review. The movie I decided to do it on is Slumdog Millionaire, since it won the Academy Award for best picture of the year in 2008. I have done an extensive amount of research for this paper. You are required to […]

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Autism: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Intervention

November 20, 2009

Autism is defined as a severe developmental disorder that begins at birth. Autistic children look perfectly normal in appearance; however, they typically engage in disturbing and confusing behaviors. For many years autism was considered to be very rare. Now 1 in 150 children are diagnosed with autism. Boys also outnumber girls four to one. I […]

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Tutoring Help From TRIO Grant Program

November 6, 2009

I feel very privileged to have such an outstanding math tutor. She has a tremendous amount of knowledge about all of the different algebraic concepts. The Trio tutoring program is a great program for students with disabilities. It is so nice to have such a knowledgeable one-on-one tutor free of charge. I cannot emphasize enough […]

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The TRIO Grant Program

October 30, 2009

I have some great news! I have been selected to participate in the Office of Disability Services TRIO Grant Program. The Trio Grant program is a federally funded program designed to assist students with disabilities in being successful at Broward College. This program can help you get you’re A.A degree within two years. The goal […]

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Navigating College with Autism: The Importance of Advocating for Yourself

October 19, 2009

I cannot even begin to tell you how imperative it is to advocate for yourself in college, especially for students with disabilities. College is not like High School where teachers and support facilitators are constantly checking up on how you’re doing. In college you are completely on your own. Basically I saved myself just very recently […]

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Advice to Parents of Autistic Children

September 11, 2009

  Back when I was very young (in the early 1990’s) there was not as much widespread support for Autism. Scientific research for Autism was just beginning. It was just beginning to get some publicity and it was just starting to get on the map. Many people did not completely understand this debilitating disorder. I […]

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