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For Autism, Subtlety, Chapter 7 from Anat Baniel

Subtlety: Essential 4, in the Anat Baniel book, Kids Beyond Limits Subtlety means, using less force. Less effort. Less noise. Less intensity. As always, this is about your child’s brain. And as always, this is about your chance to radically … Continue reading

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For Autism and Life: Do it Better, not “right”

Go for “better” not for “right,” it’s smarter, more fun, and much more effective I can do this. Once upon a time was madly in love with learning carpentry. Roof angles aren’t easy, and when you figure them out, and … Continue reading

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Nine Gains from Nine Lessons over 5 days

I recently worked with a young girl for nine lessons over 5 days. She is 3 years old and on the Autistic spectrum, a delightful child who for a year had been taught that her stimming was something that needed … Continue reading

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Love, Hate, Tantrums as Learning Heaven

Recently I took a ten month training in male female relationships. One of the key learnings was this: “The opposite of love isn’t hate. It’s indifference.” This is going to be a two, or three or four part series. It’s … Continue reading

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Curious, Open, Aware, Loving….. COAL for the kids and for us

Curious Open Aware Loving COAL. This acronym, as if we need one more, is from Daniel Siegel, MD, who has for many years been exploring the brain, mindfulness and the world of parenting. If I got the story right at … Continue reading

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Autism and Love, One

Autism and Love Let’s say your brain was such that life seemed overwhelming and you just didn’t want to interact with anyone outside of yourself. They call it autistic, but, you just want to be alone. Things are more interesting … Continue reading

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Essential One: Movement with Attention

This is also in my regular blog: The First Essential: Movement with Awareness Movement with Awareness Movement with Awareness will change your life and your child’s life ¬†faster than almost anything else. Why? The brain evolved as humans did. Moving … Continue reading

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