A recent study through the University of California Davis has presented some interesting findings related to autism diagnosis. The research identified 10 different areas within California that had clusters of autism, which meant that the rates of autism diagnoses were higher than normal. This study focused mainly on the hot debate that the cause . . . → Read More: Parents of Children with Autism are Highly Educated?
Churches so often ask how they can “minister to” children with autism and their families. I prefer to use the term “minister alongside,” because children with autism bring so many gifts to their church communities: they model unconditional love, teach us how to live in the moment; bring joy, blessing and fulfillment to those . . . → Read More: How Churches Can Minister to Autism Families
April is Autism Awareness Month. In honor of that, I am starting a special Autism Only Articles on my blog for the month of April. I am beginning it now, in order to get the word out. Today, I would like to share my interview with Chantal Sicile-Kira, mother of an autistic son, author . . . → Read More: Autism Mom Shares Her Knowledge and Experience
Summer can be a very stressful time for parents with an autistic child. We worry that being home all summer will have a bad affect on our child. We worry that they will regress while out of school. This was always a big concern for me. I soon realized that my son didn’t . . . → Read More: Sending Your Child To Summer Camp
I had a great weekend with my family. We went to Morehead City in NC and stayed at EconoLodge. We arrived late Friday evening and stayed until Sunday. I would not recommend the EconoLodge in Morehead City to anyone that is looking for a comfortable place to sleep. The room was clean and . . . → Read More: Vacation in Morehead City NC