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Traveling With an Autistic Child: The Ultimate Guide

Traveling With an Autistic Child: The Ultimate Guide

Traveling With an Autistic Child: The Ultimate Guide “Just wait until their bedtime to leave. That way they will sleep most of the trip!” Raise your hand if you’ve heard that. Now raise it again if you tried and it failed! *Raising both hands!!*...
How to Handle Autistic Meltdowns in Children

How to Handle Autistic Meltdowns in Children

How to Handle Autistic Meltdowns in Children I can’t tell you how many times I’ve received those glares in the grocery store, when my child with autism has had a meltdown. There have even been occasions where another shopper was annoyed enough to make a...
Ways to Keep Your Autistic Child Safe

Ways to Keep Your Autistic Child Safe

Ways to Keep Your Autistic Child Safe I was standing in the kitchen when my son’s ABA therapist emerged from the basement alone. I asked where he was. Her response was, “I just told him to come up here. Didn’t he?” My stomach sank – my...
Over 175 Sensory Toys You Can Find at Dollar Tree

Over 175 Sensory Toys You Can Find at Dollar Tree

Over 175 Sensory Toys You Can Find At Dollar Tree When you walk in the Dollar Tree, you most likely go straight to the toy section, right? There is a nice selection of sensory toys that pop up in calm down bins all over Pinterest, so you want to snatch those up for...
Stimming – Should I Make My Child Stop?

Stimming – Should I Make My Child Stop?

Stimming – Should I Make My Child Stop? There we were, sitting in the middle of an eerily quiet church service in a new city. We clearly picked the wrong one to visit…you could hear a pin drop! Prayer begins, and little man starts humming...
10 Super Simple Fine Motor Activities for Kids

10 Super Simple Fine Motor Activities for Kids

10 Super Simple Fine Motor Activities for Kids As focus shifts more and more towards learning ABC’s and 123’s, children are losing the more basic skills needed for Kindergarten: the ones that involve fine motor control and hand strength. I even found...
15 Autism Therapy Tools for Under $25

15 Autism Therapy Tools for Under $25

15 Autism Therapy Tools for Under $25 My youngest was quiet for a few minutes, which is always a reason for worry around here…that boy is always into something! I sneaked upstairs to see what he was doing, and discovered that he had swiped my heating pad and was...
10 Realistic Stress Busters for Busy Moms

10 Realistic Stress Busters for Busy Moms

10 Realistic Stress Busters for Busy Moms We all know that being a mom is stressful enough – the constant pouring out of ourselves pretty much leaves us drained on a daily basis. And most of the time, moms of special needs kids have the added stresses of limited...

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