What You Can Offer To A Family Living With Autism

What You Can Offer To A Family Living With Autism

  So you love a family living with autism and want to support them. April is autism awareness month and you’re just not sure how to do this adequately. After all, every disease, disorder and cause has an “Awareness” day, week or month. After a while this gets...
Autism Moms Share Their Perspective

Autism Moms Share Their Perspective

What does it look like to truly support a person raising a child with autism? In parts 1-4, I reviewed both my feelings toward Autism Awareness month, and ways that others can truly help ASD families.  I much prefer the term “Autism Support Month” and have shared...
Ten Tips For A Peaceful Holiday With Autism

Ten Tips For A Peaceful Holiday With Autism

  The holiday season is chaotic for any family, but for families living with and caring for children on the autism spectrum, it’s a new level of super-charged chaos. Here are a few tips we’ve gathered over the years, both from experience and from other parents....
Practicing Adaptive Mindfulness

Practicing Adaptive Mindfulness

By, Kelly DeSousa, MS, ATR Studies have shown that certain types of mindfulness techniques can foster self-regulation for children on the spectrum. Mindfulness does not mean quiet meditation without any thoughts or interruption. Mindfulness just means focusing...