15 Early Warning Signs of Autism

15 Early Warning Signs of Autism

15 Early Warning Signs of Autism The statistics are pretty staggering these days: at least 1 in 60 kids have an autism spectrum disorder. And you probably know by now that early detection and intervention are crucial to the child’s outcome. If autism is...
How to Make a Visual Schedule for Autism

How to Make a Visual Schedule for Autism

How to Make a Visual Schedule for Autism Visual schedules have rocked our world over the last year, to the point where I don’t know how we ever got along without them. It felt like such a daunting task at first, but once I got over the hump and actually set them...
How to Reduce Stress for the New Year

How to Reduce Stress for the New Year

How to Reduce Stress for the New Year If you’re anything like most other autism moms, sometimes it feels like life is taking you for a crazy ride. Okay, let’s be honest – it feels that way most of the time! There’s always a meltdown to calm, a...
Best Gifts and Toys for Autistic Children

Best Gifts and Toys for Autistic Children

Best Gifts and Toys for Autistic Children Looking for gift ideas for that special child in your life? If you’re anything like me, you want to make sure each gift matters. I don’t like buying things for the sake of buying things, you know? Sure, it’s...
10 Awesome Sensory and Fine Motor Activities

10 Awesome Sensory and Fine Motor Activities

10 Awesome Sensory Activities for Autism Everyday activities like doctor’s visits, church, restaurants, and quick car rides can be a struggle for children on the spectrum. Giving them some sensory input, or giving them a task to do, often makes these outings...
How to Handle Autistic Meltdowns in Children

How to Handle Autistic Meltdowns in Children

How to Handle Autistic Meltdowns in Children I can’t tell you how many times I’ve received those glares in the grocery store, when my children have had autistic meltdowns. There have even been occasions where another shopper was annoyed enough to make a...

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