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…

Bathroom Routine Visual Schedule for Autism

Bathroom Routine Visual Schedule for Autism

We have a routine and visual schedule for practically everything. And I do mean just about everything. That includes all sorts of activities, meals, the general day, specific times of the day and yes- you guessed it, we have a bathroom routine visual schedule. When my daughter was younger, these visual schedules helped us out…

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…

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…