Month: June 2019

A Few Moments in the Eyes of Parents With an Autistic Child

Read about a few moments in the eyes of a parent with a child with autism. Little things can set Carter off, but then it stops. Losing a Frisbee at the beach causes a dramatic experience, that ends with a twist

Announcing the From Tumor 2 Autism Shop

Good day to all, and what a wonderful day it is. Here at From Tumor 2 Autism, we are so excited to announce the opening of our shop section in our online store. With an already existing military themed shop, we decided to branch…

9 Tips To Help You Plan Your Military Move With A Special Needs Child

The stress of moving is enough to drive anybody crazy. Throw in a little extra activities to plan for, like a child with autism and a past brain tumor and it can multiply the stress level by tenfold. Fear not, From Tumor 2 Autism has a few tips to help you out. Read the latest article for 9 tips on planning your next move with a special needs child!

How A Pediatric Brain Tumor Affected Carter’s Life

How does a brain tumor affect your child? Things can be stressful, there can be challenges, but in the long run it will be ok.

Our Experience With Autism and Restaurants

When it comes to eating out, for many years we stuck to a very rigid routine. Carter knew where he wanted to go, he knew where he wanted to eat, and if it didn’t make him upset we were all about it. Again though, when you have a child that had a massive brain tumor and has autism, it takes a long time for the parents to stop being cautious, and allowing their child to do whatever they want because they “have been through so much already”

Help! What Are We To Do When You Get Some Alone Time?

Our children have been at their grandparents house all week, over 9 hours away. It has been a love hate relationship, as we could always use a few days of no noise and chaos, while on the the other hand we miss every moment…

Episode 2: A Veteran’s View

Sharing is great, understanding is better. Allowing others to hear your point of view, and what goes on in your head can be helpful. I mean who thinks about a cup of coffee at a time like this. Well, we do. Those that have been through this time and time again, and understand that there is nothing you can do, and if it’s your time, then it’s your time. Those that have lived the nightmares, and seen things that make the movies look like a cartoon show. Those that have done more sweating than most, shed more bled that sweat, and cried more tears than bled. The select few, the ones that remember, the ones that will never forget, and the ones that will always be thankful for that sweet cup of coffee.

How To Help A Child With Autism Calm Down

How To Help A Child With Autism Calm Down, and a story about how this effects us today.

Can a Child With Autism Really Have Real Friendships

What we really want to discuss, is real intimate friendships. The best friend, the one they look forward to seeing, the person they tell their secrets too. We also would like this person to be the same age as Carter, as he enjoys being around adults instead of children. Well, today was something that made us see that this is a possible scenario, and how sad it makes us.

PTSD Awareness Magnets Campaign

PTSD is diagnosed after a person experiences symptoms for at least one month following a traumatic event. However symptoms may not appear until several months or even years later.