Autism Awareness Month

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Saying what you mean

Date: 01/29/2013

During the morning, I performed some mindless cleaning and straightening of a supply closet.  Also, I listened to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she testified before the Senate.  Later, in the afternoon, I met in a strategy meeting with a co-worker and friend regarding changes that need to take place in our ministry. In both incidences, I came away fascinated with the levels of communi ...

Related Topics: Simple Scriptural Truths, Christianity, Developmental Disabilities, Mentally Challenged Community, Autism Spectrum, Intellectual Disability, Church, Christian, Spirituality, Faith, Hope, Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State, Congressional Testimony Of Hillary Clinton

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Meaning what you say

Date: 01/28/2013

Even though saying what we mean is difficult, it may be harder to mean what we say.  When working with people with intellectually disabilities, I’ve found that our sub-culture is actually less prone to say things they do not mean than other segments of the population.  Yet, this is a continuing problem within our society. A good friend of mine tells me that his wife was constantly threatening ...

Related Topics: Simple Scriptural Truths, Christianity, Developmental Disabilities, Mentally Challenged Community, Autism Spectrum, Intellectual Disability, Church, Christian, Spirituality, Faith, Hope, Speaking The Truth

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The Philosophy of the blog

Date: 01/25/2013

I am often surprised at where blog entries go and even more surprised where they do not go.  It seems that each time I plug into another venue (Facebook, Pinterest, etc.), there are new readers.  At this point, other than the US, the country where this blog is most read is Australia. Because my emphasis is the lives of people who are mentally challenged, I’m also aware that the pool in which ...

Related Topics: Simple Scriptural Truths, Christianity, Developmental Disabilities, Mentally Challenged Community, Autism Spectrum, Intellectual Disability, Christian, Spirituality, Faith, Hope, Writing, Blogging, Writing A Blog

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Smile of the Week: Fireflies

Date: 01/24/2013

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Related Topics: Blog 97, Autism, Fireflies

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Why Doctors Can't Make You Well

Date: 01/14/2013

For many people, keeping well doesn't involve taking good advice. After decades of public health campaigns in favor of low-fat diets, moderate exercise, and stress management, it's still hard to get Americans to comply.  As a society, we are so sold on drugs and surgery as the answer to illness that many of us only register two states of health: Either you are sick or you're not sick. In the firs ...

Related Topics: Prevention, Schizophrenia, Public Health Campaigns

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Why Doctors Can't Make You Well

Date: 01/14/2013

For many people, keeping well doesn't involve taking good advice. After decades of public health campaigns in favor of low-fat diets, moderate exercise, and stress management, it's still hard to get Americans to comply.  As a society, we are so sold on drugs and surgery as the answer to illness that many of us only register two states of health: Either you are sick or you're not sick. In the firs ...

Related Topics: Prevention, Schizophrenia, Public Health Campaigns

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No link between autism and planned violence

Date: 12/15/2012

The Autism Society continues to mourn the lives lost on Friday, December 14 in Newtown, Conn.  We join the nation as we keep our collective attention focosed on those directly impacted by this tragedy. In the nation's rush to understand the reasoning for such an awful occurrence, the conversation evolved to  include the alleged shooter's possible autism diagnosis. The Autism Society fee ...

Related Topics: Simple Scriptural Truths, Christianity, Developmental Disabilities, Mentally Challenged Community, Autism Spectrum, Intellectual Disability, Church, Christian, Spirituality, Faith, Hope, Simple Truths, Asbergers Syndrone

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Alzheimer's Doctors Taking Note of Coconut Oil - Helps Aspergers, Autistism, Parkinson's, ALS, Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes

Date: 01/09/2013

Dear Watchwoman on the Wall readers: I have four dear friends who have been deeply affected by Alzheimer's.  Two are in nursing homes and two are being cared for by loving spouses who miss dreadfully the love, affection and relationship they used to have with their spouses.  It is a tragic disease.  My heart and prayers go out to these people.  Additionally, a very close loved one has children a ...

Related Topics: Children, Doctors, National Institutes Of Health, Coconut Oil, Asperger's, Autistism, Als, Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Ketones, Gluclose, Insulin Resistance, Ketone Ester, Cocomul, Elderly, Cure, Caregivers

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