Autism Awareness

Five Incredible Ways Dogs Help People With Autism

By |2020-04-20T15:23:03-04:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Autism Awareness, Kids|Tags: , , |

Five Incredible Ways Dogs Can Change Lives You're probably familiar with guide dogs for the blind and hearing dogs for deaf people, but did you know that there are incredible ways that dogs can help people with autism? In this article, our friends at Breed Advisor have detailed five incredible ways in which [...]

All-Time Funny Moments With My Autistic Son

By |2020-01-17T10:26:22-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Autism Awareness, Parenting|Tags: , , |

All-Time Funny Moments with My Autistic Son Don’t let the title give you the wrong idea - autism is no joke. However, if you are a parent of an autistic child you probably find some humor in every day challenges. I know I do. I must admit I went through a phase of [...]

Activities For Children With Autism

By |2019-11-05T11:44:52-05:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Autism Awareness, Kids|Tags: , , , , , |

Ideas To Help Your Child with Autism Get Active Exercise and sports provide a number of benefits for children with autism such as better overall health, reduced levels of stress, improved sleep, improvements in coordination and motor skills and opportunities for social interactions. Encourage arm movements with fitness ropes, such as a jump [...]

Our Autism Journey: William’s Story

By |2019-10-15T13:53:20-04:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Autism Awareness, Parenting|Tags: , , |

Our Autism Journey It took me one year to talk openly about my son's Autism diagnosis. I decided to share our story, unfiltered, on his birthday this year. I wanted to celebrate him and every piece of who he is. This is our story, through my lens. William was my first child. He [...]

Pool Safety Checklist for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

By |2019-08-20T09:36:01-04:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Autism Awareness|Tags: , , , , |

Keeping our kids safe around water. With the heat of summer in full swing and swimming pools beckoning, children with autism spectrum disorder may be particularly susceptible to peril. Drowning is the leading cause of death for children with the developmental disorder, so it’s imperative for parents of children with autism to be [...]

Being A Woman With Autism: Expressing Myself Beyond the Spectrum

By |2019-07-30T12:16:16-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Autism Awareness|Tags: , , , |

As the Nike Motto says “Just Do It,” that is how I approach my aspirations in life. I’m getting married, I live on my own with my fiancée, I can drive, I have a Bachelor’s degree and I’m employed full-time working with young children with and without special needs. Someone may ask me why [...]

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