Monthly Archives: January 2012

Children’s Lit

Nate still loves kids’ books. Whenever we go to the library or book store, he heads straight for the children’s section. Picture it: a 21 1/2-year-old behemoth, sitting on the floor with legs crossed, or stretched out on his stomach, … Continue reading

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Good Morning to You, Too!

Kind words to start our day: The Katz’, Mission of Complex: Our Journey Through Hyperlexia. I could never explain the love and wonder that this blog has brought me. As one of the first blogs I have followed, the journey … Continue reading

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Back to School

This week brought Nate’s return to SUNY-Cobleskill. He’s set to graduate at the end of the semester, words I never thought I’d write, or say, or even think. While getting the newspapers and bottles together for a trip to the … Continue reading

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Who’s Autistic?

Sorry to have been gone all week. I’ve been working on other writing projects. During the last week, I read with great interest the stories regarding the American Psychiatric Association’s impending changes in the definition of autism. Anyone who has … Continue reading

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No Common Criminal

I have Google Alerts set for lots of things, one is “autism.” It ends up being too wide a topic; the stories too numerous. One caught my eye, not in a good way, and dovetails into a recent post on … Continue reading

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A Different Light

When I write about Nate, and our experiences raising Nate, I’m keenly aware that we don’t have a story that all can share equally. Perhaps among parents with hyperlexic children we resonate most fully, but autism unfolds over a very … Continue reading

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Alpha Folks

In early November I wrote a post titled The Next Step. There’s a picture of Nate in his “C Boy” T-shirt and a bit of an explanation on how that came to be. Nate took an independent study course last … Continue reading

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