The following post is written in honor of Sophie and her beautiful family. I have her mom’s permission to share this story, photo, and name with you. Yesterday I received some news. My very first student with autism passed away with complications caused by a seizure....

Top 10 Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Child with Autism for Irma 1. Create a visual or several visuals so that he knows what to expect. Explain what a hurricane is. Talk about rain, wind, and loud noise. Don’t let all of these things come...

In honor of back-to-school, here are a few tips to get your child on the right track this school year. Going back to school can be overwhelming for both you and your child. These reminders will help everyone stay calm, cool, collected, and focused on a successful school year. 1. Every...

Prevent Boredom with These Summer Activities  Summertime is almost here for many families around the world. You know what that means, don’t you? You are about to hear the following statement over and over again! “I am bored! I am bored! I am bored!” No worries! Below is...

Thirteen Ways to Get Your Child Using the Toilet! Potty time can be very intimidating and scary for many children, and especially for children with autism.  There are many sensory components in the bathroom experience.  The toilet seat may be cold and/or feel very hard, sounds may...