Do you live with autism sensory issues? If you or someone you love has an autism diagnosis, you are probably also learning to manage autism sensory issues. Some people carry a secondary diagnosis of sensory processing disorder, but even in cases where this diagnosis is not found (or was not sought) learning to manage autism […]
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Autism Valentines Day: A Wish for my Fellow Autism Moms I see you. Trying to put together the fanciest Valentines in the class (with candy! and stickers!) so your kid can practice their “put in” skills and the class will be excited to get the card. Volunteering (in normal times) to bake cupcakes for the […]
Are you overwhelmed at the thought of autism future planning? Looking ahead A diagnosis can be paralyzing. You freeze. Unable to think, to move, to decide, to do. But, over time, you learn to both live in the present of both your life and the diagnosis AND plan for the future. It can be challenging […]
How do you choose an AAC device? If your child has few words, or has difficulty expressing him or herself with words, then it might be time to consider an adaptive and augmentative communication device, often abbreviated as “AAC.” Less than twenty years ago, devices in this category were large, heavy, and prohibitively expensive. While […]