I would like to thank my guest blogger, Deni Weber, for sharing her ideas on autism fine motor skill activities for children. Deni is a “Christian Psychologist, Teacher, Writer, Artist, Homeschool Mom with Chronic Illnesses, Gluten Free since ’93 and ADD.” She also operates the Pathways for Change website
Developing Fine Motor Skills . . . → Read More: Autism Child Fine Motor Skills Activities by Deni Weber
For a child with autism, stability in routine and environment is important. For one young autistic child, Abby, her world is in danger of collapsing around her. Here is a brief quote of her story in her mother’s own words:
My name is Benita. I am a single parent of a child with autism, . . . → Read More: 41 Days Left To Save Autism Child’s Home
The Fox Show “Lie To Me” is in it’s second season. We like to look at characters on television and see autism characteristics. We speculate if a certain character is on the spectrum.
While I was watching the latest episode of “Lie To Me,” I considered the lead character, Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth) . . . → Read More: Fox Show Lie To Me Character Antithesis to Autism Individual
Paul Blankfield Punches Out Dad of Autistic Kid Who Was Being Noisy at Olive Garden
I read this article, and was not surprised. It’s sad, but happens. Basically, a man got upset because a child was making a lot of noise at Olive Garden. He got up, mad and told the father to get . . . → Read More: Man Hits Dad Of Autistic Child
I spend a lot of time worried about my son’s future. I tend to concentrate on what he needs to learn, and forget to appreciate what he has accomplished. The last couple of days, I have been paying attention to the things that he can do on his own.
He can help . . . → Read More: Take Time To Praise Accomplishments of Your Child with Autism
Think of your brain like a computer where information is entered. The computer (brain) processes the information and then yields output in the form of behavior or motor skills. This is the concept of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). The brain organizes sensory information to create an adaptive response. This processing directly impacts the development . . . → Read More: What Is Sensory Processing Disorder or SPD
Many Americans have a difficult time coping with the diagnosis of autism in a child, but can you imagine how much more difficult it could be for an immigrant family? Of course, many immigrants do not have the same access to healthcare, jobs, or a secure income, making the treatment and diagnosis of an . . . → Read More: The Struggle with Autism for Immigrants
As I visited Tammy’s blog and read of her surgery and then her time of recovery, I couldn’t help relating to what she was experiencing during this “down” time.
I have been pregnant 13 times now and experienced 5 miscarriages anywhere from . . . → Read More: Surviving Down Time