In this article, posted originally on Collaborative Corner for Exceptional Children, you’ll learn early intervention strategies you can implement now while waiting for therapies to begin.Continue reading Early Interventions You Can Implement Now!
Marlee never imagined her Facebook post would go viral. Now she’s spreading autism awareness. It all started with one simple question, “Why?”Continue reading One Question Gives Mom of Autistic Son Platform to Spread Awareness
The holidays can be a perfect time to purchase items that fill your exceptional child’s sensory needs.Continue reading Sensory Gifts for The Holidays
Wendy Valente is the owner of Live Well Designs, an interior design company that is home to Designing Interiors for Autism. Continue reading “Designing Interiors For Autism” by Wendy Valente
The world of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) encompasses a large list of diagnosis-specific vocabulary. Often this jargon can be confusing to those who may not know much about ASD. Understanding these words might help you better comprehend how this condition impacts loved ones on the spectrum and provide insight into their unique needs.
For an autistic child, a haircut can be like walking through fire. But the right hairstylist will make all the difference in the world!Continue reading A Letter of Thanks to My Son’s Hairstylist
Minimizing autism strips away the hard work that a person with autism must go through on a daily basis.Continue reading Please Don’t Minimize My Son’s Autism
In our childhood, we were taught the five senses: sight, taste, smell and touch. But did you know there are actually 8? That’s right! The lesser-known three senses are proprioceptive sense (sense of where your body is), vestibular sense (the way that gravity affects us) and interoception (how the body is feeling on the inside).
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