Parenting requires patience. Parenting children with special needs requires different parenting skills. Here is how I find focus and calm.
To an outsider’s eye, you will see bad behavior. Learning and sharing information about High Functioning Autism helps to see what is going on and what else might be happening.Read More
My 2 worlds collide! Read about My Autism Run and the American Autism Association, here.Read More
Declan has wandered away from the house before. It is a terrifying situation. Here is what we have found works to help keep him safe and secure.Read More
To Declan, the most generous gift you could give him is your time. I know our play time is going to help him when he is ready to play with peers. Let’s play!Read More
Declan has a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep through the night. Here is how we help promote a good nights sleep for the family.Read More
Whispering? Inside voice? What? No way, man. Not something all of my kids understand. But can we still go to the library? Movies? Church? OF COURSE. Find out how!Read More
We avoid saying words in this house that will trigger a meltdown. But we cannot prevent the words being spoken in the community. What can we do to help Declan prepare for the words he hates to hear? Find out!Read More