The Best Books About Autism for Autistic Kids

The Best Books About Autism for Autistic Kids

As a late diagnosed autistic adult, there were a lot of things I’d wish I’d known sooner. One of those things? How to understand my autism.  Granted, as an adult, I still don’t always understand but I’m learning every day it seems. Whether that’s through interactions with others or through other means. One of my…

Camping Tips for Families with Autistic Children: The Ultimate Guide

Camping Tips for Families with Autistic Children: The Ultimate Guide

Are you planning out your summer vacation or weekend getaways for your family? Have you thought about taking a camping trip? If you are hesitant about this, I would encourage you to check out these essential tips for camping with autistic children. Perfect for your first time or even if you’re looking to get your feet wet…

Autism Speaks (and Jenny McCarthy) Do Not Speak for Me and My Family
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Autism Speaks (and Jenny McCarthy) Do Not Speak for Me and My Family

Autism speaks is a bit of a controversy in the autism community. But why is that? And why, are we as parents, not as aware of this? Surely an organization such as autism speaks would act in the best interest of those on the autism spectrum, right? That is what I had believed as well…

10 Commonly Believed Myths About Autism Spectrum Disorder

10 Commonly Believed Myths About Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism acceptance begins with autism awareness, right? One thing that I know I can do as a parent of an autistic child, is to address this. So, let’s get started with 10 common myths about Autism Spectrum Disorder. While it hasn’t happened in quite some time, there were definitely days where we would get a…

What will happen to my child’s IEP?
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What will happen to my child’s IEP?

We as parents of special needs children have many challenges that we are facing during this time of crisis. With many of the schools across the country closed, many parents are now tasked with implementing school at home. But what about parents of special needs children? Yes, we are also in that boat of implementing…