Playing is an important part of every child’s life. It’s a social activity that teaches them to understand the world and the people in their life. Often they pretend to be grown up while they are playing, and they act out scenes they have witnessed in everyday life. Playing and pretending to promote . . . → Read More: Hospitalized Children: How to Keep Your Child Positive and Busy During a Stay at the Hospital
As a mom of an autistic child, I am constantly fending off questions. Questions about autism, my son, and being an autism mom. Some questions are difficult to answer, and a bit on the intrusive side. I’ve come up with a list of the top 5 things that I wish everyone knew, because I . . . → Read More: Top 5 Things Autism Moms Want You To Know
By Marguerite Elisofon author MY PICTURE PERFECT FAMILY: What Happens When One Twin has Autism. Founder “Ask an Autism Mom” – offering Consulting Services for Families with Children on The Spectrum. Blogger for The Never-Empty Nest on parenting young adults and disability related issues.
Most people go on vacation because we crave . . . → Read More: Autism Families Choosing Your Best Vacation Venue
My son is now 17 years old. I can hardly believe it. Time has gone by so quickly. I’ve been doing some research on what is required to be appointed his guardian once he turns 18. It varies, not only by state, but also by county and city. I found out that . . . → Read More: Autism Child Transitioning To Adulthood
This video is so touching. 2 year old autism boy falls in love with Snow White at Walt Disney World. I took my son to Walt Disney World when he was that age, and I remember how magical it was for him. I’m happy to see that other autistic children are experiencing that same . . . → Read More: Autism Child Falls In Love With Snow White
(Press Release)MADISON, Wis. — At the age of 9, Xavier Hansen already has it figured out. Someday, he is going to be the boss.
“He has great aspirations to make things,” says his mom, Gail. “His goals are to own a movie theater. He wants to be in charge. If he . . . → Read More: Effect of Video Games on Autism Symptoms
It breaks my heart to read comments like the one I read today. It was left on a post a wrote about moms who want to commit suicide. I want to help, offer advice, but am afraid of saying the wrong thing. I’m just a mom. I know some of what she is going . . . → Read More: A Cry For Help From A Suicidal Mom