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Alexandra Hladik

Living With an Autistic Child

PRESENTED ON NOV 20, 2013
IN MAASTRICHT @ VOL 20

Alexandra Hladik speaks on the unique things having an autistic son has brought to her life. Though living with an autistic child is anything but easy, Alexandra's son has taught her how to be inventive and how to find fun in the little things. 

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Baby Got Back

BY CELINE GABRIELLE
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 12, 2014

Celine Hambling shares her story of motherhood and the challenges it provides. She inspires other Moms to live well by actively dreaming of living a healthy life.

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Oyako

BY BRUCE OSBORN
@ VOL 118 ON OCT 29, 2014

Photographer Bruce Osborn is a longtime resident of Japan, and in this presentation he describes "Oyako" (a Japanese word that signifies both parent and child), a multi-decade photography project that has consumed his life, and given him amazing insights into Japanese society, and the fantastically diverse family links that exists between parent and child.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 5, 2014.

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A Different Kind of Normal

BY MICHELLE SUTTON
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

How being a parent to Autistic children has changed her as a person and why she writes about it. Compelling communication. Follow Michelle Sutton's blog here:

http://michellesuttonwrites.blogspot.com.au/p/about-michelle.html

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On Being a Mongrel Child

BY HANNAH AL RASHID
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 12, 2015

Hannah Al Rashid grew up in a Bugis-French family. She shares the perks of having the best of both culture. 

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Yoga, Autism & Love

BY TINA MALADI
IN JAKARTA

Tina Maladi speaks on how Yoga helps her empowering herself and her special needs child; and how it improves their relationship. 

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Life Balance – Living Joyfully

BY RENEE MOE
@ VOL 14 ON AUG 27, 2015

Renee was a bi-racial military kid who lived on three continents before the age of 8. She was driven to achieve, prove herself, and find belonging. She examined priorities, aligned activities and found mindfulness.

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Autism

BY DR. NEETU AGARWAL
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 15, 2015

Dr. Neetu Agarwal, medical college professor, pediatrician, author, teacher for kids with special needs, shares her perspective on autism.

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Giving Light and Hope

BY RASYIDAH SAMAH
@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

Rasyidah Samah of Autism Advocacates Brunei promotes awareness (and thus, understanding) that Autism Spectrum Disorder is a challenge which is shared not just with the family of affected children, but also society. The path of advocacy can be a lonely one, which is why it is important to surround yourself with positive people.

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My Life in Transition: A Personal Journey to Living Authentically

BY MARNI PANAS
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"This may suprise you but I'm Catholic. When I asked my priest if our family could continue to practice our faith, he said, 'I have no idea...but we will walk this journey together."

Marni Panas shares a heroic story of transitioning from her assigned male gender into the woman she always has been. She talks the challenges and joys of finally living one's life authentically and proudly as a transgender woman.