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Pathfinders for Autism: Twenty years and counting--who we are and why

Pathfinders for Autism: Twenty years and counting–who we are and why

For me, it began with one yellow flyer. Like most children with autism, my daughter, Madison, had limited communication skills. At age five, she did not speak. My job as her mom was to be the master interpreter of her gestures, cries, tantrums and moods. It was an exhausting time. But in the spring of […]

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Beyond No: My Consigning Lessons

Beyond No: My Consigning Lessons

I was prepared for rejection. It wasn’t the first time that I’d been to this consignment shop and I knew it wouldn’t be the last. I loved the goods the store housed, their pricing methods, and the energy of the place—ever changing, always fresh with new items. If something caught your eye, you better buy […]

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My 2020 Theme: Going Rogue

My 2020 Theme: Going Rogue

It’s now a tradition. Instead of New Year’s resolutions, each January, I choose a word to guide me. Last year, I chose #Encouragement, vowing to get better at giving it, acknowledge it more fully when I receive it, and worked hard to keep encouragement around me. We strive. We struggle. We fail. Sometimes we need a […]

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