Special Needs Parenting With Patience

Parenting requires patience. Parenting children with special needs requires different parenting skills. Here is how I find focus and calm.

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Sunshine Blogger Award – Thank You!

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Emotional Regulation and High Functioning Autism

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.

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Social Isolation of the Autism Family

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My Autism Run

My 2 worlds collide! Read about My Autism Run and the American Autism Association, here.

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7 Tips to Help With Autism Wandering

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.

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The Most Generous Gift: Time

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!

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7 Ways to Help Your Child With Autism Sleep

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.

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4 QUIET Places For LOUD Kids!

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!

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Trigger Words

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!

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