Empowering Parents and Autism

Empowering Parents and Autism

Many parents are overwhelmed with the vast amount of information and advice given to them about Autism. It’s all so confusing, often overwhelming and sometimes even conflicting. Make sure they look you in the eyes. Eye contact is a social skill and it will help them...
Transitioning to Summer

Transitioning to Summer

If you are like me, the start of Summer brings a mixture of excitement and dread. Sunshine and popsicles- YEAH! Schedule changes and lots of extra free time- NOT yeah. As the Momma of two autistic boys, I feel a deep empathy when they struggle during any big life...
Self Regulation Skills for Home

Self Regulation Skills for Home

Self regulation is a VITAL skill, and one that we use daily, but probably don’t give much thought. Emotional self regulation is the ability to monitor and manage our own behavior. With self regulation, we can calm ourselves down when we’re distressed, and pick...
What is Autism?

What is Autism?

Autism is one of those things that most people have heard of, but they might not know a lot about it. Or the only reference they have for it is something like the movie, Rainman, which it doesn’t accurately reflect the overall population of people with autism....

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