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Stephanie

About Stephanie

Hi, I’m Stephanie, mother to Max, a sweet, funny, and wonderful little boy. This is our journey.

Dear Teacher, My Son Has Autism. Here’s What You Need to Know

By | 2017-10-03T12:10:17+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Education, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |

Dear Miss N, By now school is in full swing.  You’ve learned your student’s names and faces, you’re getting to know each of their likes and dislikes, and you’re still acquainting yourself with every child’s strengths and weaknesses, it takes time. Having said all of that, I’m fully aware that each of your students [...]

Seeing the Beauty in Autism

By | 2017-06-17T07:21:44+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Kids, Parenting|Tags: , , |

Seeing the Beauty in Autism It's easy to see the dark side of autism.  The difficult behaviours, the meltdowns, the sensory overload, the seemingly never-ending sleepless nights, the feeling of social isolation and the many, many other demands that parenting a child with autism brings forth. Seeing the beauty in autism can be challenging when [...]

10 Ways to be a Friend to an Autism Parent

By | 2017-07-17T12:27:03+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Autism Awareness, Parenting|Tags: , , |

How to be a friend to an autism parent...   Your dear friend has shared some very personal and difficult news with you: her child has been diagnosed with autism.  You may not know what to say or how to act.  You don't really know anyone else with an autistic child, so this is [...]

An Occupational Therapist’s Closet, What Worked and What Didn’t Work

By | 2017-05-09T08:37:30+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Parenting, Products|Tags: , , |

Finding the best and most effective tools for your child can be a challenge.   It's no secret that the cost of autism services are extremely expensive.  Along with the hefty therapy price tags are the cost of tools and items that may be of help to our children. Over the course of the [...]