via Autism United Know a parent with a child who has special needs? I’m sure that something as simple as a phone call or an offer to help will mean so much to them this holiday season!
This is an excerpt from Caroline McGraw’s book for caregivers, Your Creed of Care: How to Dig for Treasure in People (Without Getting Buried Alive). To receive your complimentary copy of the book via email, visit Caroline’s blog for caregivers, … Continue reading
Jacob is a typical four year old. He sees a commercial. He wants the toy featured. He goes in the toy aisle at the store. He wants this toy and that toy and oh, this one, too. He started his … Continue reading
I often get asked how I knew something was “wrong” with the boys and how I knew to push our Doctor to get them evaluated. It’s hard to explain to people because as a mom I just knew. I knew … Continue reading
I am posting this poem by Kathy Winters since October is National Sensory Awareness Month and I have two handsome little boys in my life with “hidden disabilities” and a number of family friends who have children with sensory issues … Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Julie Cevallos. She is the VP of Marketing for the National Down Syndrome Society and mother of Alec and Nina, who happens to have Down syndrome. October means a lot of things to … Continue reading
Cynthia Lowen, co-filmmaker of the documentary Bully and co-author of The Essential Guide to Bullying: Prevention and Intervention, notes that children with an autism spectrum disorder are more likely to be bullied due to their communication deficits, impaired social interactions … Continue reading
I wanted to share some pictures from my night at Feed My Starving Children a few weeks back. Wait until you see the impact that a few hours of time has on children all around the world! I urge everyone … Continue reading