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In this episode, Amy shares the stages she went through as her son was diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech, then Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and ultimately Autism Spectrum Disorder. From the initial feeling of being “Punched in the Gut”, then to the “Pushing Up the Sleeves” stage of learning everything you can, and finally to the “At Peace” when you have come to terms and accepted where your child is. Amy hopes this podcast will help parents of special needs kids find that peace in their parenting journey.
In this episode, Amy tries to help parents of special needs kids move from thinking their child is just special needs, to believing their child is just special
In this episode, Amy shares how parenting special needs children with developmental disabilities such as ADHD and ASD can make social outings challenging and that sometimes you need to say “no”, but you also need to create experiences you can say “yes” to.
In this episode, my shares how having a child with a developmental disability, such as ADHD or Autism, means that you more than likely will have to redefine what normal looks like for your family.
In this episode, Amy shares strategies and approaches she has learned from parenting a child with ADHD and Autism that would greatly benefit parents of neurotypical children.
In this episode, Amy welcomes special guest, Elder Law Attorney, Danielle Faller of Hemness Law. Danielle gives information all parents of special needs children need to know.
In this episode, Amy interviews Bobbi Barber, co-founder of ABC for Autism and author of the book Autism, Adolescence and Adulthood about the red flags of autism, why a diagnosis is so important and what course of action to take if your child does receive an autism diagnosis.
In this episode, Amy shares steps you can take to be sure you are finding the best resources for your child.
In this episode, Amy interviews Bethanne Weiss, author of the book Move Your Assets From the Chair, Not the Bank about the importance of self care when you are the parent or caregiver of a child with special needs.
In this episode, Amy explains the types of non-compliance most often seen in children with autism and gives three strategies in how to increase compliance and decrease non-compliance.
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