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Reflecting on “The Reason I Jump” Through Our Eyes

“The Reason I Jump,” by Naoki Higashida, provides the reader with an enlightening perspective on autism. Through Naoki’s experiences, parents like the writer gain a deeper understanding of their autistic children’s behaviors and emotions. The book is praised for its clarity and insight, serving as a guiding light for empathy, understanding, and connection with loved ones on the autism spectrum. Continue reading

Mother and teenage son with autism joyfully baking cookies in a minimally decorated kitchen during the holidays, with serene lights and soft decorations, symbolizing peace, joy, and family togetherness in an inclusive holiday celebration 0

Continuing Our Journey: Celebrating the Holiday Season with Saar in 2023

This year, Amit and his family have adapted their holiday traditions to accommodate the needs of Saar, their child with autism. They’ve embraced minimalist and sensory-friendly decorations and softer holiday music. Family gatherings have become smaller and more inclusive, while gift-giving reflects Saar’s emotional growth. Baking has become a new tradition, creating cherished memories and shifting the holiday focus from grandeur to warmth, understanding, and love.
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