Improving Sleep

Improving Sleep

My daughter Adalyn was diagnosed with Autism at age two. When she was baby she didn’t have any issues with sleep, but as she got older it became a constant struggle. She would wake up crying and yelling and sometimes trying to get her words out. There was always a...
Growing Up

Growing Up

The double digits are approaching for my girl. What’s next for Ady as she’s about to turn 10? Ady was diagnosed with autism and sensory processing disorder at age 2. She uses a device to communicate along with a few signs and some vocal speech (that I am very grateful...
Changes

Changes

My daughter Adalyn was diagnosed with autism and sensory processing disorder at age 2. One of the most challenging things about being a special-needs parent is combating problem behaviors and self injurious behaviors. I’ve learned that when you’re doing the same...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

It’s that time of year. Ady’s letter was sent out this week to her classmates. We have a tradition to send out “Ady’s Letter”  at the beginning of each school year. This marks a fresh start for the new school year and hopefully a year of making new friends.  The...
Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound

My daughter Adalyn has loved the water since she was very little. She was diagnosed with Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder when she was around 2 years old. I think of how far we’ve come since then.  From the time she was really young Ady has always loved...