My son doesn’t play with toys. At least, not the way other children do. When I buy toys for my son, I don’t shop for them thinking “What would he like to play with?” Instead, I think “What skill can I use this toy to work on with my son?” Fun and Function . . . → Read More: Autism Toys For Children from Fun and Function
I just got back from the ENT with my son. They are showing fluid in the ears, but the doctor doesn’t see anything. They are also showing an additional hearing loss, but don’t know the extent of that. He has to have an ABR for an exact reading of what his hearing is. He . . . → Read More: Autism Son Hearing Loss And Other Concerns
I was over on My Five Men, reading her random thoughts post. In it, she mentions having to file for guardianship of her eighteen year old autistic adult child. I was like, WHAT! I have to file for guardianship of my son when he turns 18? I think it was mentioned at an autism . . . → Read More: Filing Guardianship for Your Autistic Adult Child
I can’t believe it. I’m still in shock. My 13 year old autistic son is going to be taking First Communion and Confirmation classes this year. There was a time that I didn’t think he would get either, and now he’s going to do both. It’s going to be a lot of work for . . . → Read More: My Autistic Son Getting First Communion and Confirmation
Two big questions bring parents to the internet for answers. One is “What is Autism?” and the other is “Can Autism be Cured?”
Autism is a developmental disability that comes from a neurological disorder that affects the normal functioning of the brain. It is characterized by the abnormal development of communication skills, social . . . → Read More: What is Autism and Can Autism Be Cured
Online Organizations Thwart Efforts to End Child-Sex Trafficking
Activist Offers 4 Ways People Can Aid in the Fight
Child trafficking, particularly for sexual exploitation, has increased dramatically in the United States over the past 15 years, and the numbers of victims continue to rise each year.
“The average age keeps getting younger and younger . . . → Read More: STOP Child Trafficking
With one in 88 kids being diagnosed with autism (one in 54 boys) chances are your child, niece, nephew or neighbor may have Autism. Choosing appropriate sensory toys for Kids with autism or products that make good gifts for Autistic kids can be a challenge because these kids tend to play with sensory . . . → Read More: Toys For Kids With Autism – What Makes Them Good
11-year-old Max from NBC’s Parenthood asks his Dad, “Well, what is Aspergers Syndrome?” His dad struggles to explain, but when Max hears him use words like disability and aspergers syndrome, it leaves Max feeling confused and alone.
Getting an Aspergers Diagnosis
When a child is diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome (AS), an autism spectrum . . . → Read More: Aspergers Syndrome Awareness Found on TV