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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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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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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Growing Up With Autism – My Story

September 9, 2009

I was diagnosed with PDD (within the Autism spectrum disorder) at the age of 4. I am very thankful that my mom got me the help I needed at an early age. I remember having trouble socializing and struggling with my hand eye coordination at this age, which was during the time I was enrolled […]

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