(Press Release) A Northumberland company is following in the footsteps of M&S by creating clothing suitable for children on the autism spectrum.
Last year the High Street giant worked with the National Autistic Society to produce an “Easy Dressing” school uniform.
Now the charity has teamed up with The All-in-One Company . . . → Read More: AUTISTIC CHILDREN HELP COMPANY DESIGN FIRST SENSORY ONESIE
My son will be turning 18 in March. I can’t believe how fast time has gone by. Now that he will be considered legally an adult, I have a whole new set of rules/laws to learn. I have to figure out what he is going to do after he graduates from high . . . → Read More: Guardianship Process for Autistic Son
I love finding inspirational stories of autistic children. As difficult as it can be to raise a child with autism, there are a lot of moments of joy. This 6 year old autistic boy visits an animal shelter once a week, and reads to the dogs. I loved watching this video, and hope you . . . → Read More: Autism Boy Reads To Dogs
Some times it can be difficult dealing with a child with ADHD, but as a mother of one, I would not change it for the world. Last night we went to Mcdonalds for dinner, and my son was giving me a very hard time. I had this lady come up behind me . . . → Read More: ADHD Child and Stranger’s Reaction
(Press Release)Biddeford, ME, Sept. 28, 2015 — To significant international acclaim, Maine businessman Derek Volk has released his poignant memoir Chasing the Rabbit: A Dad’s Life Raising a Son on the Spectrum. Co-written with his twenty-four-year-old son Dylan, who has Asperger’s syndrome, the book highlights the Volk family’s significant challenges and heartfelt . . . → Read More: Father Pens Moving Account of Raising a Son with Asperger’s Syndrome
This looks like it will be an easy weekend for my son, recovering from surgery. We had a little problem yesterday, when my dad came to pick up my daughter for the weekend. My parents are going shopping with her to get the rest of the things she needs for her camping . . . → Read More: An Easy Weekend Recovering From Surgery
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Ending a friendship with an autism friend is as difficult for your child as ending a friendship with a NT child. The fact that my daughter was able to hold onto the friendship for as long as she did says something for her as a person. This school year started . . . → Read More: Ending Friendship With Autism Friend
Raising a child with autism for the last 15 years, I have learned more than I could ever imagine about autism. There’s nothing like hands-on experience to teach you about autism. You can go online, or talk to “professionals,” but that is never enough to learn about your autistic child. A lot . . . → Read More: What They Don’t Tell You About Autism