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...

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...