Podcast 12: Autism and Rigid Routines

Amy shares some reasons why children with autism spectrum disorder can become very rigid and non-flexible with routines and then offers some strategies for helping them cope when those routines become disrupted.

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.


Author: bigabilities

Amy Nielsen lives in Orlando, Florida. She is the proud mother of four children ranging in age from 3-30! She and her husband, Brent enjoy sports and traveling. Amy is a former teacher with 20 years experience, a freelance writer, and 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.

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