I am often asked: “How do I support the artistic development of my disabled child now and as he grows up? What community resources are available for him?”
I believe it is very important to identify and cultivate the artistic skills and interests of children with disabilities. There are several reasons for this. First, . . . → Read More: How To Support The Artistic Development of Your Special Needs Child
Finding out that your child has autism or any of the other autism spectrum disorders is hard for any parent. No matter what your life experience and circumstances are, it is not an easy thing to hear from a doctor, “Your child has autism, aspergers syndrome, or PDD.” For many parents they then embark . . . → Read More: 10 Things Your Child on the Autism Spectrum Would Tell You if They Could
Have you been over to the AutismLearningFelt Forum? I’ve made a couple of changes. I moved the Giveaways Around The Blogosphere into the forum. This is so that I don’t have to keep up with the ones that have expired and delete them.
I am trying to pull in new members, and to get . . . → Read More: Connect With Other Autism Parents
Tammy Lessick has been writing about Tap To Talk since it first came out. She was kind enough to invite the Tap To Talk team to do this guest post.
One of the key features of TapToTalk is that you have a choice of kid-friendly, socially acceptable, low cost devices for assistive communication. . . . → Read More: Tap To Talk A Kid-Friendly & Affordable AAC Device
This year, I have introduced camping to my kids. Taking a family camping trip with an autistic child has it’s challenges. I was worried how they would react the first time we took them camping. My husband and I planned out what to take and what we would do while camping. The first . . . → Read More: Taking A Family Camping Trip With An Autistic Child
Jean Myles, www.MommyToTwoBoys.blogspot.com, shares her story with me and my readers via an email interview. Thank you, Jean.
1. When was your three year old diagnosed?
Jaylen was diagnosed at 18 months.
2. Receiving a diagnosis at such a young age is great. Are you receiving Early Intervention services?
At 18 months . . . → Read More: A Label Doesn’t Change The Child
Hello all, I bow my head in shame that it’s been so long since I submitted a post. Things around the home have been hectic and uncertain due to job changes and doctor visits. However……on to today’s post…and remember I am the writer who is learning about autism…..
I read an article in a . . . → Read More: Celebrity Kids with Autism
Here is my interview with Bill Mueller, developer of EASe audio and video game CDs for children on the autism spectrum.
Can you explain to my readers what sensory processing issues (Sensory Processing Disorder) are?
Just like all other animals, humans experience the environment through their senses. We hear, see, feel, taste, touch and . . . → Read More: How Music Can Help SPD