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The Autism Society envisions individuals and families living with autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued.

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The Autism Society envisions individuals and families living with autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued.

    Autism Society - Autism in 4 Words, Part 4 - HOPE

    Autism Society - Autism in 4 Words, Part 4 - HOPE

    Carol's 4th episode in Autism in 4 Words is all about HOPE. She shares how hope provides motivation, focus and determination but more importantly it provides strength and belief for her son Peter's future.

    This is part 4 of Autism in 4 Words - HOPE.

    • 7 min
    Autism Society - Autism in 4 Words, Part 3 - Exhaustion.

    Autism Society - Autism in 4 Words, Part 3 - Exhaustion.

    Fatigue, Burn Out, Teaching and Re-teaching, Therapist vs. Mom, Planning, Strategizing, Plotting - it never ends. These words describe Carol's exhaustion. However, in Part 3 of Autism in 4 Words - if these words describe HER exhaustion, she can only imagine how exhausting these same words and their meanings are for her son Peter.

    • 7 min
    Autism Society - Autism in 4 Words, Part 2: Surprise

    Autism Society - Autism in 4 Words, Part 2: Surprise

    Carol is continuing the challenge of coming up with four words to describe her life as Pete's Mom and autism. The second word is Surprise. Carol talks about the pleasant surprises that being Pete's mom has brought to her life. An uplifting message from Carol.

    • 9 min
    Autism Society - Autism in 4 Words Part 1: Saturation

    Autism Society - Autism in 4 Words Part 1: Saturation

    What does Autism mean to me, our family and Pete himself, in four words? First word - Saturation. The tidal wave of all things autism. Carol Spencer talks about how their lives are saturated with autism for better and worse and with lot's of love.

    • 7 min
    Autism Society - Autism and COVID-19 Part 2

    Autism Society - Autism and COVID-19 Part 2

    An update. It's not perfect but it's so much better. Control, purpose and normalcy all rely on consistency. How do you implement consistency in the middle of this crisis when everything has changed? Carol gives you an update on how her son Pete and their family are coping while still in self-isolation amid this pandemic. She provides tips and strategies that she has put in place for her son with hopes that they might help you as well.

    • 15 min
    Autism Society - From the Homeline: Autism and the COVID19 Quarantine.

    Autism Society - From the Homeline: Autism and the COVID19 Quarantine.

    It has been rough. All routines have been cut off. All fun places to visit have been closed. Carol's son Peter does not understand why life is like this now. In this episode Carol describes what life has been like for their son and their family during the "stay at home" COVID-19 crisis. This is such a personal description of Carol going from stress and defeat to hope and knowing that regardless of this situation things will get better. Enjoy this special episode.

    • 10 min

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