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To empower parents of children with autism to make the best choices for their children by providing information, resources, courses and coaching to achieve their goals!
Am I the Parent of A Child With Autism? Are you a parent that is asking yourself that regularly? If so you may be feeling a range of emotions from anxiety, to fear for your child, sadness, and anger. I know I did. The last thing you need is frustration at the lack services available… Read More »Am I the Parent of A Child With Autism?
Being Patient Is Much Harder than Waiting We can wait for a burger at a restaurant or in line at a store, no problem. Being patient with a toddler struggling to put their coat or shoes on or a child not being quick enough when we are in a hurry is another story. Much less,… Read More »Being Patient Is Much Harder Than Waiting
One Way Children with Autism Miss Out I was thinking about writing this post and I went back to some sections that I cut out of the book I recently completed. One thing stood out to me so I thought I would make it our topic of discussion. Children with Autism get left out… Read More »One Way Children With Autism Miss Out
3 Meltdown Causes and Solutions Children with autism are often busy in their own world. During this time we think yes, we have an opportunity to get something accomplished… Then, suddenly, there is a crisis of epic proportions that no one saw coming. Here are 3 things that cause a meltdown and some solutions… Read More »3 Meltdown Causes and Solutions
My Child Has an Autism Diagnosis, What Do I Do Now?
Grab a cup of tea or coffee (or Diet Coke) and relax…
Trust Your Instincts As a parent, you want more than just alright for your child. You need to be able to trust those who are around your little one. You must be vigilant about who cares for your child. Not just for childcare should you use it. This vigilance includes who provides therapy for them,… Read More »Trust Your Instincts
5 Reasons Schools Suck at Autism and what you can do to help your child cope. “Our nation is failing the vast majority of the half-million school-age children with autism.” Slate.com In the article that I referenced above (there is a link at the end of post) the writer discusses that although they know… Read More »5 Reason’s Schools Suck at Autism
Is your child always jumping around, spinning and going wild? Do you wonder why? I’m sure the first thing that comes to mind is STOP that! But, if you encourage these activities you may find yourself with fewer behavior problems!
Why Eye Contact is More Important Than You Realize Eye contact is a precursor to speech, it can also be a way of connecting with people. Most relationships are built beginning in infancy with eye contact, language is taught by eye contact and gestures using joint attention. In children with autism, both joint attention and… Read More »Why Eye Contact is More Important Than You Realize
Why Autism Moms Must Be Badass Autism mom’s are often fighting everything and everyone. Schools, teachers, aide’s, doctors, therapist, other parents and even our own family. It is a never-ending battle to get the right services for our children, the care they need and to see that they don’t get left out. There is no… Read More »Why Autism Mom’s Must Be Badass