Tag Archives: autism

Touchy subject: to hug or not to hug, that is the question

I didn’t grow up in a family that hugged all the time.  When a hug was important to and meaningful, yes, but I don’t remember it being a frequent occurrence after I was little.  The community I grew up in … Continue reading

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The gift of running, an inclusive activity

Yesterday was my first day of running outside since the Chicago Marathon three months ago.  After a few short, slow re-entry sessions on the treadmill at the gym last week, I donned my winter running kit and headed out for … Continue reading

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