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February 2012 - Posts

From Inside the Puzzle: Raising a Child with Autism Blog

Mommy the Toy Maker
February 28, 2012 2:08 PM by Devon Alley
For many years now, A. has carried a long-standing obsession with an obscure final boss from a Kirby 64 video game -- the infamous Zero-Two . I can't remember exactly when the obsession began, but I do know that she wanted to dress up like this character Read More...
From the (Media) Archives: Stimming at Christmas
February 23, 2012 12:48 PM by Devon Alley
I want to try something a little different for this week's edition of From the Archives. For Valentine's Day, my husband got me an Elgato Video Capture system, so that I can create digital media files of all my VHS tapes. And I have SO MUCH FOOTAGE of Read More...
Using Stronger Words
February 22, 2012 7:54 PM by Devon Alley
While A. was sick with a fever last week, I got a crash course in literary development. Specifically, A. explained to me the importance of using Strong Words. When A. is sick, and especially when she has a fever, she becomes a very talkative and interactive Read More...
Science Project Drama
February 21, 2012 2:12 PM by Devon Alley
While I was out of town for my conference, I received one of those automatic email updates from my daughter's school - which mentioned that the science project of solar system models was due on Tuesday. I didn't know anything about a science project and Read More...
Things Are Crazy All Over
February 19, 2012 7:15 PM by Devon Alley
It's definitely been a hectic past couple of weeks! From February 8th through February 14th, I was out of town on business, helping my company kick-off and present its annual general manager's conference. I also spent much of the week leading up to the Read More...
From the Archives: Cute and Happy
February 16, 2012 2:59 PM by Devon Alley
In the early part of 2002, A. continued to make good progress with her therapies. As such, I spent more time delighting in her cuteness more than anything -- I've logged several examples of that happiness here . April 6th, 2002: A.'s doing really well, Read More...
Making The Connection
February 8, 2012 5:45 AM by Devon Alley
I have been ridiculously busy at work, lately. I've been logging many hours of overtime, working late nights, situating myself in front of my laptop for the evening. On the surface, A. didn't seem to notice or mind. She still got her computer and video Read More...
From the Archives: Parenting & the Importance of Self-Care
February 2, 2012 7:08 AM by Devon Alley
Soon after A. was diagnosed with autism, she started receiving even more services, and I received even more support. I was amazed at the work that her team did with her, and I could see the progress she made on an almost daily basis. While I put a lot Read More...


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