It's essential for parents of autistic children to connect with other parents with similar stories who can be of support, a listening ear without judgement, and be of encouragement. I found that in meeting Cre Stokes, who is a fellow autism mom. She was inspired by a photo shoot with her daughter Harmony to organize… Continue reading Defying The Odds Of Autism with Cre Stokes
There seems to be more of a growth in awareness, openness, and acceptance with those living with autism. This makes me so excited as a parent with a beautiful autistic child in seeing finally as a society we are redefining our perception of those with special needs and autism! Many parents and teachers have… Continue reading Redefining What It Means To Be Special Needs!
Learning is important for all children. Parents of autistic children can engage in a variety of activities at home to strengthen academic success and competency. We as parents are our children's first teachers. It can be complex with working with a special needs learner; however as parents we can't be intimidated. All children love… Continue reading Engaging In Learning With Your Autistic Toddler
The broad range and spectrum of autism can be puzzling for many to understand. I found that despite my experience with volunteering and working with many students beginning in high school through adulthood in various environments that it's different when it hits closer to home. I loved working with children and adults with special needs… Continue reading When Autism Hits Home