Emily Sanders

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What Mayim Bialik reads to her kids

Mayim Bialik encourages her kids to read rather than watch TV.Ethan Miller/Getty<p>"Big Bang Theory" star, neuroscientist, and author of "Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way" Mayim Bialik restricts her kids' access to technology and TV …

Kids

Why it’s good to have a strong-willed child, and why you should let up on them

“I will <i>not</i> cut my hair. Never. The answer is never, Mom, and the answer will always be never, so you should just stop asking me.” He said it without attitude, in a matter-of-fact way, as though he were simply reporting on the weather or time of day. At 6 years old, my second-born son, Oliver, has …

Parenting

Incredible Fantasy Creatures Brought To Life by Ellen Jewett

The sculptures of the artist Ellen Jewett might look like realistic renditions of animals, but if you take a closer look, you'll see some startling …

Life Advice from 50 Famous Childhood Characters Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on October 4, 2015<p>Given how adults often like to write off cartoons as childish and immature creations, it can sometimes be surprising to see …

14 Wonderful, Unique and Funny Ways Kids Have Explained Disability

At The Mighty, we know that sometimes kids can offer us a brand new perspective on the world. So, we decided to ask our readers who are parents to …

Addressing Asperger's Sleep Issues

I, like many others on the spectrum, suffer from sleep issues because of my Asperger’s Syndrome. I think there are several reasons for this:<p><b>Anxiety</b><p>As …

How teachers can help teen students with Asperger’s

<b>The author of the article below is the author is Kathleen Carter, a young person with Asperger's.</b>I have to admit there were many years when I didn't …

Teaching

6 Misconceptions Educators Have About Children with High-Functioning Autism and How You Can Respond

Your child was fine when talking to me<p>This response is not only heard from educators but also from doctors and psychologists unfamiliar with autism …

People with Asperger’s Syndrome May Experience Depression Differently

What Happens When People with Asperger’s Get Depressed?<p>Studies reveal that a possible 65% of people with Asperger’s tend to be more susceptible to …

Autism

Am I Autistic or Do I Have Autism?

The National Autistic Society (NAS) has recently conducted a study on what to call people on the spectrum. You can read about it here. There seems to …

5 Things Aspies Wish Other People Understood

Hi there! I’m Catherine, and I’m a proud Aspie. It makes me who I am.<p>There are a lot of misconceptions about being on the autism spectrum. Today, I …

To My Son: You Will Always Be You, Aspergers Is Just a Label

I remember when you were born, our first child, our boy, our son. We were filled with hopes and dreams for you, Daddy wanted you to be an Arsenal …

Possible Traits of Aspergers in Females

Original post, by he-fucked-a-tiger, can be found here. A few people found it difficult to read, so I sorted the traits into categories!<p><b>Patterns and</b> …

Psychology

Is it time to re-think autism?

As "Neurotribes" wins the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize for 2015, author Steve Silberman discusses the vital role that autism has played in shaping human history<p>When Daniel Tammet was three years old, he fell down the stairs of the terraced family home he shared with his parents in Dagenham. It …

A Picture Really Is Worth A Thousand Words: The Illustrations of John Holcroft

John Holcroft's work resonated with me immediately. I like art that tries to disturb and disrupt. Holcroft's illustrations would literally reach out and grab you and shake you were they given arms. Without them, they still do this, albeit more figuratively. These brilliant illustrations are like a …

A Glimpse Into the Lives of Children Homeschooled in Upstate New York

Berlin-based photographer Rachel Papo’s latest project focuses on the everyday lives of homeschooled children in the Catskills of Upstate New York. …

Kodak’s Tips for Photographing Disneyland… in 1956

Back in July of 1956, Kodak printed a helpful photography guide for Disneyland visitors. The pamphlet was titled: “Kodak Camera Tour of Disneyland” …

Interview: Photographer's Surreal Portraits of His Sons Capture the Innocence of Childhood

Romanian-born, Seattle-based fine art photographer Gabe Tomoiaga creates surreal worlds of childlike wonder with the help of his three young sons, who both inspire him and bring his artistic visions to life. Tomoiaga crafts whimsical scenes that depict his children—Landon, Liam, and Lucas, all …

Previously Unknown Work By M.C. Escher Goes On View In Holland

It's probably fitting that, 43 years after the death of M.C. Escher, the beloved Dutch artist is still surprising experts with his infinite patterns and obsession with the intersection of math and art.<p>Just last month, the Escher Museum in Holland announced the discovery of a previously unknown work …

Netherlands

The Meticulous Work of Lucille Clerc

French Illustrator Lucille Clerc is well known for her iconic illustrations of broken pencils post the Charlie Hebdo attack, yet, the scope of her …

Charlie Hebdo

Illustrator draws out Syrian life under Islamic State rule

A scene from the Bustan Al-Qasr neighborhood of Aleppo. Illustration by Molly CrabappleDaily life in Syria is a mystery to many Americans. Since the …

Middle East

#FinishMyKidsArt: Let Crash Gallery artists put the final touches on your child's drawing

<i>UPDATE: We loved your submissions! See the results here.</i><p>We all know kids can be boundlessly creative. Sit them down with a piece of paper and some …

Illustrator Adds Funny Cartoons To Strangers’ Instagram Photos (Part 2)

Lucas Levitan, a Brazilian illustrator based in London, has a wild imagination that seems to invent alternative stories for everything he sees. In an …