Better Together

Better Together

This is our daughter Leigha.  She is 6 years old and our oldest. She is neurotypical and is finishing up first grade. She is a fiery little red head who loves to read, write, ride her quad and dance. She is an old soul and has a heart of gold. She is kind and caring...
Sorry, Not Sorry

Sorry, Not Sorry

During a lunch conversation with a friend the other day I was reminded that typical adults and children need to be aware of individuals with autism just as much as kids with autism need to be taught to function in the world around them. It goes both ways. We get...
Vacationing With an Autistic Child

Vacationing With an Autistic Child

Vacationing with an autistic child can be incredibly challenging. I know because currently we are at a resort at Disney and my autistic son is frustrated because the WIFI is out. Honestly, that is frustrating to me as well. And while often it seems like the challenges...
World Autism Day 2022

World Autism Day 2022

Happy World Autism Day! As the mother of an autistic son, I appreciate the world taking a day to honor what life is like for families like mine. Because, from education to the community to home, life with autism differs from life without. Some autistic children can...