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Autism Awareness Episode with Guest DJ, Marc Bazerman from Baze and His Silly Friends. Celebrating children of all abilities in an hour long, commercial-free, radio show/podcast, Marc shares songs that inspire us to love people for who they are, including a songs from his album, The Best Day Ever.

One of our readers is looking for a book recommendation written from the perspective of a child with Asperger’s syndrome or autism for their preteen reader. Here are eight recommended title made by Hilltown Families readers. Add a title to the list!

The holiday season is a time to reflect on memories that only the festive season can awaken. This month, post-holidays in “Grandpa in the House” Parenting in a Multigenerational Home,” Wendy writes a very personal account of her time as a child celebrating the holidays with her Aspie Dad, and how it impacted her attitude towards the holidays with her very own family. Read on for a very touching account of how the wheel came full circle for Wendy in her end-of-the-year holiday celebrations.

In our monthly column, “Grandpa in the House: Parenting in a Multigenerational Home,” Wendy writes about her life of raising a child and looking after a parent with Asperger’s syndrome. It’s one complicated juggling act. In this month’s post, Wendy’s child is starting to notice things with his grandfather that maybe classified as ‘weird.’ How does a parent address this head on? Read on…

Living with an elderly relative with Asperger’s has its challenges. Wendy offers poignant insights into the mechanics of everyday life In our monthly column, “Grandpa in the House: Parenting in a Multigenerational Home.” This week, we learn that Asperger’s personality drives can drive passion for collecting. Combine that with the ‘click to buy’ culture of internet shopping, and it’s time for a new mailbox! Read on as Wendy takes both a philosophical and pragmatic outlook…

This week on the Hilltown Family Variety Show (HFVS), join Guest DJ Marc Bazerman from Baze and His Silly Friends for a very special Autism Awareness Episode celebrating children of all abilities in an hour long, commercial-free, radio show/podcast. In this week’s episode, Marc shares songs that inspire us to love people for who they are…

QUESTION AND ANSWERS One of our readers is looking for a book recommendation written from the perspective of a child with Asperger’s syndrome or autism for their preteen reader. Any suggestions? Amy Meltzer recommends: Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko, and Rules by Cynthia Lord. Kate Holdsworth Hammond recommends: The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd Rachael Laurie recommends: ASD and Me: Learning About High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder by… Read More

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