Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Autism Awareness Wednesday Blog Hop

Welcome to the 2nd Autism Awareness Wednesday Blog Hop 
This blog hop is to help raise awareness for all of those who either have Autism or related disorders, or caring for someone.

The following information is taken from

Autism 101

Autism Spectrum Disorders can be mild or profound, and may include a surprising range of symptoms, quirks, talents and abilities. Learn more about autism -- from the early signs to diagnosis, prognosis, and important first steps.

Surprising Autism Information You Need to Know

Autism information is everywhere - and often you'll read the same content in multiple sites. You'll be surprised, though, to discover some of these tidbits of autism information that are rarely publicized.

What Are the Autism Spectrum Disorders?

The way the media presents it, you'd think that autism is autism. But not so. In fact, "autism" is actually a collection of diagnoses, each a little different from the others. At its most severe, autism is sometimes termed "classic autism." But what are the other autism spectrum diagnoses?

Don't Worry - These Things Do NOT Cause Autism!

As parents hear more and more about autism in the news, they worry that anything they do (or don't do) could cause the disorder. In fact, while there is debate about what causes autism, it's clear that many things cannot cause autism.

Autism Information You Need to Know - Top Ten Autism Facts

Autism is a complex topic - but what are the MOST important things to know about autism? This quick top 10 article includes the most imortant autism facts, plus links to learn more. Share it with your mom, your child's teacher, or anyone else who asks "What is autism, anyway?"

Top Autism Myths

If you're new to the autism spectrum, you may have built your picture of autism from media stories. But it's important not to believe everything you see or hear!

Top Ten Autism Sites

There's an incredible glut of information about autism available on the web. Some is outstanding; some is ... not so outstanding. These top ten sites are reliable resources that offer solid information, useful advice, and fascinating insights into the world of autism.

Autism Coverage from’s Pediatrics Guide

This article covers the basics and much more. Be sure to read the case descriptions, quotes from adults with autism, and information about treatment and prognosis.
 The only rules for this blog is to follow the 2 featured blogs below, A Helicopter Mom and Lets Talk About Me. Check out their wonderful blogs.Please be sure to follow me at Facebook and Twitter. I will return the love.

  1. A Helicopter Mom
  2. Lets Talk About Me


I am also taking part in other blog hops here.



  1. Thanks for the hop and promoting autism awareness.

    Have a super day,


  2. Dear Sarah

    I think your blog is fabulous and I am a new follower! I have fibromyalgia so I understand the importance of promoting public awareness. Thanks for letting me know about the hop!


  3. Thank you for stopping by- And thank you for all the important information on Autism. Good for you on helping people become more aware! I am your newest follower!

  4. Joining in on the hop, thank you for hosting!

    Thank you for following me at, I'm following you back :)

  5. Great idea. I'm linked up and will put the button in my blog hop library at!

  6. I'm your newest follower from the hop, check me out at whenever you can:)

  7. Following you back from my blog. I think it is great that you have this blog. I am currently working on my Bachelor's degree in Elementary education, with a minor in special ed and an endorsement in Autism.

  8. I am now following you from the hop and would love a follow back over at

  9. Thanks so much for dropping by the Be-Bop-A Blog Hop! I'm a follower and I hope you'll stop by again soon! Have a great day! :)

  10. thank you for the blog new follower

    i will check out all your info today has been such a stressful one i have cried at least twice, my almost 3 year old has some form of autism we are trying to get a diagnosis currently and were excited to have appoinment next week to finally get some answers to only find out our DR made the wrong kind of appt and now i have to call to all these centers myself to only find they have 6 month to a year long waiting list just to be seen :(

  11. Coming through from the Wednesday Blog Hop! I love your site and what you are doing. Houseful of Nicholes supports you!

  12. Hi Sarah! Cute blog! My nephew has Autism so I definitely need to share your blog with my sister-in-law!

    Just wanted to say thank you for joining our Welcome Wednesday blog hop! We hope to see you stop by weekly and even maybe enter some of our giveaways and check out our freebies & deals! We are so happy to be new followers of your blog and can't wait to come back! You are more than welcome to grab our special Welcome Wednesday button which will link you directly to our hop each week & that also helps spread the word about our great event!

    Kristin & Jaime
    Take It From Me

  13. Thanks for joining my hop and Hosting this one! I linked up and retweeted for you as well!

  14. Thanks for participating in the Alexa hop at Great site with a lot of information! I also left you an Alexa review while I was here.

  15. Hi, I'll be back to link up next week! Wonderful idea! I'm also grabbing the button for my Hop directory, but thought you should know the URL in the button code forwards to another blogspot address that has nothing to do with Autism. I'm linking the button to you!

    Aloha! Mrs. Marine
    & the Tiny Troops

  16. Thanks for hosting. I’ve been following.
    If you get a chance, please stop by and vote on “How do you promote your blog?”

    ~ Mona : )
    Mona’s Milestones