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Happy New Year!

It’s OK to Say Not Today

And now an end of year message.  Our jobs (all of them) take a toll. Please know that we SEE you. We might not face the exact challenges that you do, but we surely know how hard you work. Take a break however, whenever you can. A quiet hour is a luxury. A full night’s rest is a miracle. Set your worries aside through exercise, a hobby, a favorite TV show, a good book. Whatever feels calm. Self  care looks different for most of us. Fleeting, like a grateful breath of air before we plunge back under. Or are dragged. Might as well be honest.

We’ll see you on January 2nd. Refreshed? Maybe. But ready to speak out & always help autism families for another year. 



Heard today that only 1.9 million children were born in the USA this past year.

Is not 4 million the normal number ? Any idea of what is happening ?

Angus Files

Hope everyone finds time for themselves,you deserve it.

Pharma For Prison


Paul Picha

Take a break! You are doing great.

Laura Hayes

Well said, Kim.

I am grateful for AoA, and wish all who make up the AoA family a blessed 2024, with times of rest and refreshment.


What insightful advice for all the hard working parents of our special children/adults who require so much care from us. I love a good movie, TV show, a good book and a good night's sleep for helping my mental state stay calm. Thank you for being there all year round as a great support and comfort and source of information for all of us. Happy New Year to Age of Autism editors, writers and readers!


Enjoy your break as well!

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