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"Clever Carter": A Story About Autism

Carter, my son, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder when he was 3.5 years old. As devastating as it was, we weren’t completely blindsided by his diagnosis. The waitlist for his assessment was almost an entire year.  We received a call at the 10 month mark, due to a cancellation on the other end. That gave us plenty of time to do our own research and come to our own conclusions. The year following his diagnosis was a year of transition. Not so much for Carter, but for my husband and I.

Special Needs App of the Day: The Rooster Who Lost His Voice

The Rooster Who Lost His Voice is a tale of a rooster and his family in friends, but it is more than a simple storybook app; it is an app full of lively animations and is more like a trip to the theater than just a narrated story.