Go Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Go Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Today, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day.   image source It is a UN sanctioned day to raise awareness, support, understanding and ultimately acceptance for people on the autism spectrum across the globe. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message sums up...
Advocacy 101

Advocacy 101

As a parent there is one job that comes with the gig that can sometimes be very daunting. And it can be even more daunting when you are dealing with children with additional needs. However, as daunting as it may be, this job is possibly the most important one for...
Managing Back to School Anxiety

Managing Back to School Anxiety

I don’t have to look at my calendar to know that it’s getting closer to the day the kids are due to return to school. I also don’t need to see the mind-boggling number of “back to school” ads to remind me of the date either (BTW I think...
Then & Now

Then & Now

As we careen towards the end of the year I have found myself comparing where we are now to where we were at the same time last year. This time last year we were finding our way after Matilda’s Aspergers diagnosis and trying to work out the best way to help her....
The Emotions of Autism

The Emotions of Autism

I was struck by a post I read over the weekend by Renee at About a Bugg discussing how her daughter was struggling to come to terms with the unexpected loss of her pet. Renee commented that it seemed that anger was an easier emotion for her daughter to deal with than...

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