Category Archives: Autism Spectrum Disorder

A local chili cookoff and fundraiser

I just love to write about local events in the Tampa Bay area. Maybe that’s because I was a stringer for newspapers at one time. Or maybe it’s because I just love to do it. At any rate, there is … Continue reading

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Here we go, summer . . . we’re off to the movies!

This is a more personal blog post. I want to get this particular blog back up and running again.   Here we go, there are just a few days of school left. I need to make up a schedule for … Continue reading

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Travel Post: A Theme Park in the Southeast U.S. Changes their Disability Access Policy

I love theme parks. Have done since I can remember. I love taking my son to them, when we can afford it. But I read something today about a place in the Southeast U.S. that really got my goat. So … Continue reading

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A Review of The Florida Aquarium, and a Special Event they’re hosting soon

I am currently researching all of the aquariums in all of Tampa Bay. I’m interested in aquariums because we took Kyle pretty recently to the largest aquarium in Tampa Bay. The Florida Aquarium, located in Tampa, sits in between Port Tampa … Continue reading

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Two Events Kyle attends every Year: Oldsmar Days and Bay Area Renaissance Festival

This past weekend, we wanted to take Kyle to Oldsmar Days and Nights, but he was sick. This local festival is a celebration of Oldsmar history and culture, and classic cars. As part of the annual festivities, there is a … Continue reading

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Local Goings-on, and A Quick Escape at Busch Gardens

First I want to share something I learned over the weekend. The City of Clearwater’s Parks and Recreation Department will start a free open gym focusing on building basketball skills in individuals with disabilities for ages 14 and up. So, … Continue reading

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