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TribeFun knows the joy and difficulties of special needs, such as Autism, and the family. Read here for advice and tips, or simply to share experiences.

Mother’s Day means I Spawned

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you wonderful women who bravely spawned, especially the Autism Moms. Unlike salmon, we just couldn’t roll over and die after depositing our...

Party like a Penguin: the Ups and Downs of turning 12

My son turned 12 years old recently. I wish it was all happiness and rainbows, rather than a week of ups and downs; highs and lows; and tears...

World Autism Day!

Today is World Autism Day! When I look back at when we started the Autism journey over a decade ago, I realize how far we’ve come. I say...

ABA King and Acute Behavioural Angst

In Autism land, parents eventually follow the path to the fated ABA or Applied Behavioural Analysis therapy. It’s great. It works. However, Acute Behavioural Angst is the side...

The ABA Jedi: Behaviour Analysis and the Force

Soon, we are starting another round of ABA, or Applied Behaviour Analysis, as part of Autism therapy. It’s been a whole two years since our last ABA block,...

Merry Christmas to all Autism Families!

Christmas is fast approaching. As things get a little crazy, I want to wish all Autism families an early Merry Christmas! We celebrate in the North American fashion with opening...

Snow and Sliding: a fun Autism Activity

Winter arrived. It snowed and snowed and snowed. However, opportunity presented itself. I bargained a trip to the slide hill in exchange for my son to do his...

Autism: Naughty, Nice or Bad to the Bone?

The first thing I always stress when talking as an Autism Mom is that Autistic children are just kids. At times, my son has bad behaviour induced by...

Social Blues and Autism

Last night was tough. My son, C, has been very agitated lately. He hasn’t been eating well complaining of an upset stomach. With his increased fidget-spinning and loud humming,...

Ghosts of Halloween Past: Autism Tricks for Treats

Today is Halloween! Trick or treating with an Autistic child is challenging. Here’s a few tips I’ve learned from the ghosts of Halloween past. Firstly, try to keep the...
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