“Their Stories” is where we will celebrate the “Big Abilities” of children with developmental disabilities.Continue reading Their Stories
Amy shares how social story videos help her son with new and/or challenging experiences and offers step-by-step suggestions for creating your own.
Continue reading Using Video to Create Social Stories
Amy shares how she uses Supermarket trips with her son, Barclay, to target specific developmental goals.Continue reading A Trip to the Supermarket Can Be So Much More Than a Trip to the Supermarket!
Amy shares how important it is to “get off the bench” and engage with your child at the park.Continue reading The Outdoor Classroom: A Visit to the Park Can Be a Brain Booster for Developmentally Delayed Toddlers
Amy shares how parents can turn sedentary screen time into an interactive and engaging experience.Continue reading Making Screen Time Interactive for Children with Developmental Delays
Amy shares how she used sign language to help bridge the gap in communication as her son learned to speak.Continue reading Using Sign Language to Help Move Your Child Along the Language Continuum
Amy shares her son Barclay’s journey with Childhood Apraxia of Speech.Continue reading My Childhood Apraxia of Speech Diagnosis Story
Amy shares a humorous, yet informative way she and her husband use ABA therapy strategies during mealtime.Continue reading Eating with Autism: The Happy Dance
Amy shares her son’s ADHD story from initial diagnosis to ways in which her family has successfully adapted.Continue reading Our ADHD Journey
My name is Barclay. I am four years old and have Autism Spectrum Disorder. My mom is going to tell you the story of my diagnosis. I need to share this because I hope all children who have autism can get the help they need to be happy like me!
Amy describes how liberating it was for her when she stopped reading parenting books and started parenting her son the way he needed to be parented.Continue reading Burn Your Parenting Books: Why Traditional Parenting Won’t Work With Children With Developmental Disabilities
Amy shares her and her husband’s unique way of preparing their son for bed and challenges parents to look at their child’s evening routine and see if it’s working.Continue reading Sixty to Zero: Our Unique Bedtime Routine