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Music, language of the soul

In the dark, warm atmosphere of your mother's womb you grew. Before you heard with your ears, your soul perceived music. It is your first language. Even if you think you are not fluent, your heart knows differently. Open your mouth and let your soul sing.
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Be You

Be You: Believe in Yourself Authenticity, being who you are without pretense, sounds easy and natural. But, it's not. Belonging is so important to us as human beings that we will adjust who we are to fit in. Yet, when we let go and seek our own truth, we find our people.
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Autism Awareness Fact: Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder often accompanies a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. With this disorder, the brain does not accurately receive sensory information and/or does not appropriately respond. For instance: Touch Light touch may register as pain, Oversensitivity Deep muscle pressure feels good (bear hugs) Unable to filter out sense of touch Proprioceptive Inner ear Spinning in circles does not create dizziness Motor Skills Poor motor planning ability Poor fine motor skills (handwriting, tying shoes) Sight Sensitivity to lights (fluorescent) Colored glasses help this Heari...
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Autism Awareness Fact: The Hidden Curriculum

The Hidden Curriculum is a term used to describe all those social expectations neurotypical folks learn by osmosis. Little niceties like looking someone in the eye when you speak to them, but not if you are in the Men's room, these are norms most people take for granted. For someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder, understanding facial expressions and body language do not come naturally. The hidden curriculum must be learned, just as body language must. What makes it difficult is that behavior in one place is unacceptable in another. For instance, a boy may need to "trash talk" in the locker ro...
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