Podcast 12: Autism and Rigid Routines

You know that feeling when your routine gets disrupted? Usually it’s not a good one. That is also the case for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). When there are changes to their routines, these kids can become very rigid and non-flexible in dealing with them. But don’t worry; we’ve got some strategies right here so you won’t have to go through this alone!

Planning & Preparing for Excursions

This blog post gives tips for planning out of the ordinary excursions to help your child be successful.

Using Video to Create Social Stories

This blog describes how to use video to create social stories.

Barclay Flies in an Airplane

The social story about flying in an airplane I made to help my son prepare for an upcoming trip.

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Amy Nielsen lives in Orlando, Florida. She is the proud mother of four children ranging in age from 5-33! She and her husband, Brent enjoy sports and traveling. Amy is a former teacher with nearly 20 years of experience, a freelance writer, and a special needs advocate. Her mission is to help educate and empower families of children with disabilities to focus on their child's interests and strengths.