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Archive for the 'Autism Inspirations' Category

It’s not just about educating the children…

When I began this proactive stance and tried to become involved in the Bear’s education, something occurred to me. I had absolutely no idea what I was doing! I probably sat through at least 2 IEP meetings before I ever knew what IEP stood for. Sad I know, but it doesn’t make it any less […]

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Transcript of the Student Assembly at SHS on April 1st, 2014.

Good Morning. My name is PJ and I’m here today to explain why your hall has recently turned this lovely shade of blue. Up until now, Blue has been known throughout our community as the color of Child Abuse Awareness, but it stands for more than just that. It’s also the color of Autism Awareness. […]

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Makin’ history and gettin’ Lit with The Mayor at the town square!?!

  My Daddy always told me one day I’d end up on the front page surrounded by blue lights with something close to that title line above written near my name. I think he and I both expected it to play out just a little bit different than it has, but at least one of […]

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Wrangling Demons…

I have this particularly bad habit of creating projects to keep myself busy. Usually just busy enough to avoid dealing with whatever other thing I’m finding overwhelming right then. – there’s an IEP coming up for Charlie. – there’s a wedding to plan. – I have to pack and move in three months! – I […]

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What does all this blue mean really…?

For years Autism Speaks has had an annual light it up blue campaign on April 2nd for World Autism Awareness Day. Their efforts have included, fund raisers, signing of proclamations stating awareness and other things that I will let you see for yourself in the video I’ve provided below. As you can see, it’s kind […]

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