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Trouble with Community Residences in Georgia

On June 24, Georgia Health News reported (h/t EB):Nearly 10 percent of the 480 people with developmental disabilities who have moved out of state hospitals since July 2010 have died ...




Support a Theatrical Production with Purpose…

The LAB Project, a new Pittsburgh, PA, theatrical company, is producing my musical play The Gospel Singer this August. The producer hopes to raise an additional $4000 for community o...





We got the results of Gavin’s Neuropsychological testing

We got the results of Gavin's Neuropsychological testing


WWYD? Child with #Autism Defended in Café

What would you do if you saw a child with #Autism and their family being hassled in public?


Voting Rights Complaint in Los Angeles County

From the Disability and Abuse Project:This Disability and Abuse Project of Spectrum Institute has filed a voting rights complaint with the United States Department of Justice. It alleges ...


The weird things I find in my house of #Autism

Some of the weird things I find while walking through my #Autism house



Re-purpose Sewing Machine Drawers For Shelves

I have an old sewing machine desk that I was going to put out by the curb. I have it out on the carport right now. I was looking at it yesterday, and noticed how solid the wood is. I was ...


Before Sunday’s World Cup finale, watch this blind soccer video

I love soccer, so this past month I’ve been in World Cup heaven! Futbol, futebol, soccer…no matter what you call it, you probably also know it as The Beautiful Game. And, for me, it reall...


Top 20 Autism Medications for Children Every Parent Should Know

Medicines for autism Many parents of children with autism use medications to treat various symptoms.  As of now, there are no medications that cure autism, but there are many that can eas...


Portable Rock Cone Crusher machine

As China’s economy develops rapidly, it has led many different industries to extend their production scale such as metal and non-metal industry, hst cone crusher pdf cement plant, constru...


One reason why being a special needs parent is so stressful for me

One reason why being a special needs parent is so stressful for me


Has the National Autism Assocation left the Autism Policy Reform Coalition?

There’s a group working to change the law reauthorizing Federal autism research. They haven’t been very successful so far and, frankly, that’s OK with me. That group, or...


Throwback Thursday (#TBT): My Busy Little Bee

Today's Throwback Thursday is an ultra cute one


Today’s Brain Teaser: How many faces do you see?

Today's Brain Teaser: How many faces do you see?


@Lost_and_Tired Celebrates a MAJOR Milestone :-)

Lost and Tired Celebrates a MAJOR Milestone :-)




Renee Troxler

Renee Troxler graduated from Texas State University with a BA in English in 2010. After graduation, she had the chance to live in Madrid where she worked as an assistant English teacher i...


Comment on: Prevalence of overweight and obesity in a large clinical sample of children with autism

Medical comorbidities is a somewhat common topic of discussion in the autism communities. We don’t usually hear about neurological disorders other than epilepsy, or mental health co...