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Making It Visible: Inclusion in the Early Years – Conference Summary Part 4 of 4

The last post in our four-part series that reviews and summarizes guest-poster Kayla Wilcox’s take on the Making It Visible: Inclusion in the Early Years Conference, held in New Brunswick late fall, 2014 and hosted by the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, For a refresher of Part 1, an overview of the conference – …

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Making It Visible: Inclusion in the Early Years – Conference Summary Part 3 of 4

 As part of our continued coverage of the Inclusion in the Early Years Conference in NB in late 2014, here’s post three of four by attendee, Kayla Wilcox. Having just transitioned MJ and the monkey to kindergarten, Sabrina and I were very interested in Kayla’s write up on this.  We think it’s a very informative …

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Making It Visible: Inclusion in the Early Years – Conference Summary. Part 1 of 4

Kayla Wilcox is a stay-at-home mother of three children, one 4-year-old and two 2-year-olds. Her oldest boy has Asperger’s, and her youngest boy is currently undergoing a psychological assessment. She describes her life as always interesting/never dull and she believes that the most beautiful things in life are within the mundane. Sabrina and I met …

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The Child Behind the Mask

We have been in the full swing of school for the last 2 months and I am beyond frustrated with the entire thing. I am frustrated that most of the things we have asked for are not being done and that they are not truly seeing him. The Monkey has this ability to blend with …

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No Longer Hiding

As you have been following along with the page and blog most of you are aware that Rebecca and I have been busy getting the troops together. Pushing for better services for those on the spectrum in our community as a united front. Petitions are in place, people are signing, news/radio interviews have been had, brochures/flyers …

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What I Wish Someone Had Told Me When Autism Came Into Our Lives

October is autism awareness month in Canada, and my awareness post is not about the numbers or the need for more services – both of which are very important – it’s what I wish someone made me aware of when we first got our diagnosis. What they don’t tell you – the bad You will …

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