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Blogger and educator
Mary McLaughlin has been blogging as Mom – Not Otherwise Specified and chronicling life with her son Bud, who has autism, since 2005. Her work has also appeared in the book Gravity Pulls You In: Perspectives on Parenting Children on the Autism Spectrum, the websites Hopeful Parents and Science 2.0, and Thrive magazine. Mary works in student affairs and sometimes teaches writing at Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire.