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Guest Blog: The Present of Presence

By Lena Rivkin The constant happiness is curiosity. –Alice Munro It’s that time of year again when everything speeds up, when TV commercials relentlessly remind us of what people might ‘need’ and we turn ...

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Guest Blog: Happy Holi-DAZE

By Evelin Palomar  The holiday season is a very stressful time of the year for most of us. There’s a reason many folks call it the “Holi-DAZE.” For families, like mine, with children on the autism spectrum, it can ...

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Guest Blog: The Autism Journey

By Weller and Lareka Killebrew We are the proud parents of two children, a 10 year old daughter named Jenny and a 7 year old son named Justice who has autism. Justice is nonverbal and has a lot of sensory and ...

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Not Letting Your Child Fall Through The Cracks

On May 17, 2013 we held a press conference with First 5 LA, Holly J Mitchell, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, UCLACenter for Autism Research and Treatment and Dr. Dan Geschwind to address the $13 million grant Dr. ...

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#iStand4Peace- Hugs “A hug can simply put you at PEACE.”

Have you ever seen those people on the boardwalk in VeniceBeach, Ca holding signs that say “Free Hugs?” Would you accept a hug?  Would you give one? The sharing of the universal form of physical intimacy with a ...