Here are five tips on how to keep morning routines consistent and calm for children on the autism spectrum. Continue reading 5 Tips for Keeping Morning Routines Consistent for Children with Autism
It is an honor to feature on Big Abilities guest blogger, Liz Talton. Liz is the author and creator of Pitter Patter of Baby Feet, a website dedicated to families trying to conceive, fertility, pregnancy, mental health, and anything related to motherhood. Before starting a family, Liz received her master’s degree in forensic psychology and mental health. She is now a full-time blogger, wife, and mother to two boys, ages three and six months.Continue reading The Most Important Skills to Teach Your Child With Autism – Words by Liz Talton
Vacationing with children on the autism spectrum can be an overwhelming and unpredictable experience. Fortunately, several vacation destinations are now getting Certified Autism Accreditation to help make it possible for those families of autistic kids to enjoy their vacations too!
Amy shares how she is learning to let go, a little, to allow her son to build his functional independence.Continue reading Letting Go: A Little
In this episode, I dive into why saying no to what you know will be challenging for your child with exceptional needs is as important as finding and creating experiences you can say yes to!Continue reading Podcast 03: Saying “No” is a Big “Yes”
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 Photos and Videos to Create Social Stories
A year ago, trips to the supermarket with my son, Barclay, were not pleasant. Barclay has a speech disorder, ADHD, and ASD. It was sensory overload for both of us! He’d try to wriggle out of the cart, throw items from the cart, and grab things as we walked by aisles. But part of theContinue reading A Trip to the Supermarket Can Be So Much More Than a Trip to the Supermarket!