Self-Advocacy and Autism

September 16th, 2020|

Am I a Self-Advocate? The dictionary defines self-advocacy as the act of representing oneself or one's views or interests. So, what does that look like practically for someone with autism? There will be times when

Transitioning Back to School

July 31st, 2020|

Transitioning back to school after the summer break can often be a challenging time for children and teens, but it can be especially difficult for youth with autism. Because autism covers a large spectrum and

Overwhelming the Senses

June 24th, 2020|

Tips for surviving the Fourth of July With crowds, get-togethers, and fireworks, the Fourth of July can be overwhelming for some individuals on the autism spectrum. However, by following some basic guidelines you can help

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When Life Throws You Covid-19

May 28th, 2020|

What a CRAZY few months it has been. Our vocabulary has increased, adding words such as "shelter in place", "social distancing," "flattening the curve," "self-isolation," epidemic, pandemic, quarantine, Coronavirus, and Covid-19. What hasn't changed is