When Your Child With Autism Goes to School; Navigating the System and Building Your Team (Part 1: Preparing YOU for When Your Child Starts School)

When Your Child With Autism Goes to School; Navigating the System and Building Your Team (Part 1: Preparing YOU for When Your Child Starts School)

I have had the privilege, and I mean privilege in the most sincere way possible, of working with several children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD or Autism in this post) as a special educator, a consultant and classroom teacher in my career.  I say privilege, because these children taught me so much , especially about [...]

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My kid isn’t Attached To Me; It’s The Other Way Around

My kid isn’t Attached To Me; It’s The Other Way Around

The problem is that with an autism toddler, I can’t let him do what he wants because he doesn’t understand. I don’t expect people to feel bad for us or treat us any differently. But I know it appears that my son is attached to me because I am watching his every move. When he [...]

A Fun DIY Fall Activity

A Fun DIY Fall Activity

**I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I love this time of year: Halloween, fall, oh my, it is so much fun. I love being able to spend time with my son and have some [...]