Parenting Catelyn, with High Functioning Autism is challenging. I must always keep in mind that Cate is NOT going out of her way to not comply with something I am asking her to do. She simply cannot overcome her need to be in control.
Fun story of a morning routine gone haywire – catching ghosts!Read More
A lot of things have been said to us through the years. Today I took the time to write them down. And focus on what is really important. My awesome kids!Read More
I’ve always known Declan had the best teacher ever. But what she did yeaterday brought tears to my eyes. Read about the nicest, most thoughtful teacher ever, here!!Read More
Things were so very hard. I felt completely isolated and alone. As things got better, I found my voice and a great community of support. Find out more, here!Read More
I hear “Mom, I have a question” one thousand times a day. The statement drives me crazy and can make me smile.
But it also helped me today! Find out how, here.
With High Functioning Autism (HFA) Catelyn lacks social skills and how her behavior effects others. She often comes across as rude. As a visual learner, I used the following exercise to help Catelyn become more self-aware. Read about it here!Read More
Last night was Kindergarten orientation. A chance for Declan to go see his NEW SCHOOL – and some of the things that will be different. Read about the start of his big transition here!Read More
In our house there is a sleep disorder, food aversions and Gastrointestinal Distress.
So, I was excited to read a report today from Autism Speaks addressing these co-morbid issues of autism and addressing autism as a whole-body disorder. Read more about their findings here!