It’s Story Time!

Story time in the car is one of my favorite pass times. It keeps the kids from fighting. It keeps the kids thinking. And the stories they come up with ALWAYS keep us enertained. Read about them here!

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Autism is a Diagnosis, Not a Label

Autism is a diagnosis that describes some of the challenges my kids face. But that is not all they are. Read more about them, here!

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5 Benefits of Theater Class for High Functioning Autism

We have found many benefits of theater class for our daughter with High Functioning Autsim. Read about them here!

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“He May Never…”

Between hearing the professional or the little voice in my head say the words, “he may never…” I realized one important thing about goals not yet achieved. Read about it here –

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Being Wrong Never Felt so Good

I have seen a child whisper to another child before about Declan. I have seen them point. I have seen them laugh. I have seen them shrug and leave. So I was not prepared for what happened on our latest trip to the playground.

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Spread the Word to END the Word!

Today is Spread the Word to End the Word day. The day we pledge to stop usig the r-word in everyday speech and help create inclusion and acceptance for all people!

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Don’t “Say Cheese!”

How do I get good pictures of Declan. my son with autism? I have learned a few tricks through the years. Read about them, here!

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Please, Tell Me!

When Declan lost his language there was a huge communication gap between us that led to a lot of frustrating moments. Until one day when we had a break through…

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Special Needs Family Outings – Updated!

I love organizations that think of individuals with special needs and their families by providing a time for the special needs family to participate in a fun family activity. Here are some more fun organizations that work to include the special needs family in their environment!

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The Challenges of High Functioning Autism

A person with high-functioning autism is high-functioning. But autism is still autism, and there are many challenges to be faced. Read about our experience here!

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