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chicchick chicchick 9 years
Gosh, I love Jenny and LOVE her books. Can't wait to hear more about what she has to say. She's funny and real and gorgeous and a mommy - what's not to love?!
Liss1 Liss1 9 years
I think that it is great that she is trying to bring awareness to autism. I have really enjoyed her other books and will definately be reading this one as soon as i finish the big stack of books i already have to read! :)
ThatsBloo2You ThatsBloo2You 9 years
most people don't get passionate about a topic until it personally affects their life.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
Cuteness isnt only skin deep for the people who dont think jim is cute. I have always thought Jenny was awesome, ever since the early days of playboy when she laughed about how they airbrushed out her cellulite and acne.
wicca_08 wicca_08 9 years
I'm so happy for them (Jim).
pink_magnetism pink_magnetism 9 years
I think the main thing is that she is bringing attention to it.
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
yeah, talking about it and reality; not the same thing. holly's son is SEVRELY affected. to say he is anything else is just denial. how high functioning can a person be if they can't tell someone when they are hurt, cold, sick, hungry, etc. by law if a parent in california asks for their child to be mainstreamed the state must provide that under "least restrictive environment" laws. mainstreaming with severely affected atusitic children is largly for their parents. the next step with this type of parent is homeschooling (not bad mouthing hs kids by any means). this way they don't have to hear what the school district has to say about their childs issues. hope cost nothing and can get people thorugh dark times, but when you don't face reality all that you create is a second issue; denial.
hotstuff hotstuff 9 years
Holly Robinson said that she's seen dramatic improvement in her son by using some of the same technique that Jenny does. Her son is 10 yrs old. Your probably right though for most cases but keep hope alive! Here is a link to where she talks about the same thing about struggling at 4 yrs old but he is now being mainstreamed.
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
my oldest daughter has autism. the early days, before kindergarten are NOTHING like what the rest of his life will be, this is the easy part for her and her family. the time when the delays of a year or 2 or 3 don't mean much because all kids are a little "quirky" and what's a little delay? when typically developing kids hit school age their developmental milestones take off at the speed of sound, and social delays are blinding red flags to the other kids that something isn't quite right. then most parents insist on mainstreaming their children (after holding them back a year) pretending that this will "fix" their shild. there is no cure for autism. it is a permanent life long impairment and most of these kids will require life long care (no independent living). for someone like jenny m that's easy to pay for, for the rest of us not so much. we've tried every therapy available but the sad truth is that not only is there no cure, but many kids regress after age 4 and not all kids make measurable gains. she should stop with the "he's cured" crap. it isn't going to help anyone and may actually keep some parents from facing the truth and making responsible preperations about their childs future (special needs trust).
hotstuff hotstuff 9 years
Now that I think about it I'm always accused of being someone else on this site. I guess if I agree with someone or they agree with me I must be them, I don't know. I forget the last person they said I must be.
hotstuff hotstuff 9 years
LOL, letsgetloud tabloidprincess is much to nice for me to be her!
ladybugrenee ladybugrenee 9 years
i think shes doing an amazing job bringing awareness to autism
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 9 years
thanks hottstuff, i really wish there was my son is 4 mind you and was just diagnosed 2 months ago thank god it is mild, he is the highlight of my life and i wish there was more that can be done for him, i remember the day after i found out i went straight to the internet to research and there was a few links but nothing like other illnesses
letsgetloud21 letsgetloud21 9 years
hotstuff,I used to think you and tabloid princess were the same person ...:D
hotstuff hotstuff 9 years
Your Welcome macsugar, it's like Oprah said there just hasn't previously been enough attention given to autism in the past so anyone who can spread the word I think it's great! pinkprincess, there also isn't hardly enough attention given to cerebral palsy either! Even much less attention than just about anything I can think of. I wish there was more awareness! There needs to be more support and awareness for families dealing with cerebral palsy!
toosugar toosugar 9 years
I've never been a big fan of her, but she is changing her image a lot :). Nice to see two divorced Hollywood adults acting like adults for once!
karisaamy karisaamy 9 years
She's great - she is doing great things with her life after starting so normal in the showbiz world she has stepped apart and done amazing things.
macsugar macsugar 9 years
Sasha 520 and hotstuff HI AND THANKS...THANKS...THANKS!!! for everything you said up above. My son, Gabriel, has autism and, as cliche as it sounds, he is an inspiration to me. It's true, I wouldn't know as much about autism if Gabe wasn't diagnosed in May of 2006, but he was. And I think it has made our family focus more on what's important. I might not be completely in sync with Jenny (we follow the GFCF diet and use OT, SLP, ABA and PLAY therapies), but I think she is AMAZING for for the attention she has drawn to autism. Check out our little guys singing Linkin Park, The Old Lady song and more, here... that is if they let me link...
lilflowa lilflowa 9 years
i wonder if she'll die her hair brunette now ;) but kudos to her for spreading the word
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 9 years
my son has cerebal palsay, i wish there was more awareness as far as a celeb to bring that out like jenn with autism, not that i wish anyone that especially a child
hotstuff hotstuff 9 years
TY letsgetloud!
ritalove ritalove 9 years
such a good book, but it was hard to sad. she seems like a wonderful mommy.
Nikolai Nikolai 9 years
I know the difficulties of just working with autustic children, so I have much respect for her and all parents dealing with autistic children. There is still a lot to be learned and she is helping with that, so kudos to her!
letsgetloud21 letsgetloud21 9 years
letsgetloud21 letsgetloud21 9 years
is it bad of me to think her ex is sorta cute..:blushing:
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