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Easy Help for Autism and Fears

By |March 26th, 2009|

Has this ever happened to you?  Your child screams a blood-curdling scream from another room, and you run to her side only to find her […]

Autism Diagnosis and Signs of Autism

By |March 19th, 2009|

All kids are quirky and do things that sometimes make us wonder if they are ok, but when does quirky translate as needing help? You […]

Helping Your Child with Dysgraphia

By |March 12th, 2009|

My son hates writing. I am not just talking about the creative kind, I mean the “put the pencil to the paper old-fashioned penmanship” kind. […]

Easy Ways You Can Help Your Child With Autism Succeed

By |February 27th, 2009|

Success for a child with autism can be hard-won, so as parents, we cannot afford to ignore any little triumph, no matter how small […]

Sensory Integration Dsyfunction Defined for Parents

By |February 21st, 2009|

Do you know a child that spins excessively?  Does the child seek physical contact, constantly, have a high pain threshold, and needs to always be […]

How To Talk to Someone With Autism

By |February 13th, 2009|

The hardest thing for me to watch as a mother is my son struggling socially to fit in. He tries so hard, is very gregarious, […]

Ways to Help a Child Cope with a Special Needs Sibling

By |January 29th, 2009|

Often, in homes with a special needs’ child, the neurotypical, or “normal” child can get short shrift. It isn’t at all the intention of the […]

The Homeschooling Alternative for Children with Autism

By |January 24th, 2009|

There’s a quiet little revolution going on concerning our schools. Parents who don’t feel the school districts are meeting the needs of their children are […]

Errands With Autism Spectrum Kids

By |January 9th, 2009|

I hear all the time from other mothers about the errands they run. I think it is par for the course, part of Motherese, the […]

Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Gluten Free Casein Free Diet

By |December 30th, 2008|

  You have decided to implement the Gluten Free Casein Free (GFCF) diet for your child.  And you have seen some improvement, or at […]

Help Your Child Cope With Anxiety

By |October 31st, 2008|

Anxiety is on the rise, and many people suffer from it. Anxiety can be a really frustrating condition to combat. Fear can be debilitating, […]

Relationship Development Intervention Therapy for Autism

By |September 10th, 2008|

For the last fifty years,  applied behavior analysis(ABA) was one of the leading options in behavior therapy for treating and improving autism.  While some success […]

Avoiding Power Struggles in Autism

By |August 26th, 2008|

High-Functioning Autism can be a challenge in a lot of ways, but none so much as ridigity. The decision to support a […]

My Reasons to Homeschool

By |August 8th, 2008|

When people find out that my children are taught at home, they are usually surprised. They have a lot of questions, such […]

More Interventions For Autism

By |July 22nd, 2008|

Easy Interventions For A Child With Autism Autism can be difficult, but as a parent, there are some things you can do. Interventions are […]

Home Autism Intervention

By |July 10th, 2008|

Autism can be difficult, but as a parent, there are some things you can do. Interventions are available that may make huge differences, and you […]

How To Transition to the Gluten Free Casein Free Diet

By |June 24th, 2008|

It has been 4 years since I transitioned my son to the Gluten Free, Casein Free diet that is espoused by many autism experts. The […]

Feeling Overwhelmed With A New Autism Diagnosis

By |June 19th, 2008|

“I am so fed up with that child! He KNOWS how to do that!” One of the biggest mistakes a parent of a […]

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