Dogs and autism have mixed for some time now. Whether they stop children from wandering off, or tracking when they go missing, dogs are a huge asset.
As a battle hardened Marine, I expected that fear was no stranger and had a familiar essence. What I did not anticipate, was that fear is actually wavering, and adapts. You see, I felt as though there was only one true kind of fear.
Bottom Line Up Front: Every parent imagines their child playing sports at some point in their lives while growing up. It could be football, soccer, baseball, dance or even cheerleading. Nothing changes that, and most still try no matter the obstacles they face. I have…
Since his second brain tumor resection, he has had to attend Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Physical Therapy throughout the week. This is on top of 3-5 hours of ABA therapy daily Monday through Friday. Kelli is a busy momma, and she isn’t going out to chase her dreams at the moment because of this.
There is plenty of discussion regarding support, awareness, and best approaches to making day to day life better. However, one key aspect is the other children in the house and how they react and take in the situation. For us, we have Miss Kinley, and what a true gem she is.
One of the most frustrating things for us is dealing with the public schools and autism. Multiple attempts of different ideas, and still nothing.
Everyone wants to go to the beach, but when you have a child with autism, this may be challenging. No fear, we have some answers here. Autism and the Beach
Autism and Being Outside
How can you make it fun for your child outside while staying safe. What tips do you have?
Carter gets pied in the face for raising money for the National Autism Association.
Many parents understand how difficult it can be to find the right church for their kids, especially with ones that do not offer Sunday School or youth programs during services. Does Church and Autism mix though? This was our challenge.