DAVID VS. GOLIATH IN AN IEP (HINT: DAVID WON)

When Scott has a firm goal, he can be a bulldog, as you will soon learn….. “When I went to high school, I was late out of the starting gate. Because I didn’t talk until I was six years old, I didn’t start high school until I was sixteen. I was in a combination regular/special…    Read More…

How to help your child with autism get a good night’s sleep

How to help your child with autism get a good night’s sleep

According to WebMD, significant sleep problems occur in 40 – 80% of children with autism spectrum disorder. If you are a parent reading this right now, you are probably a card-carrying member of the sleep-deprived-parents-of-an-autistic-child club. Guess what? I am a long-time member, too. I fulfilled my qualifications for a lifetime as a member of…    Read More…

A Creative way to help your child with autism learn to follow directions

A Creative way to help your child with autism learn to follow directions

As every parent, educator, and professional coping with an autistic child knows, one of the most frustrating aspects of the disorder is “How do you reach this child who seems to have absolutely no interest in me or the world?” There is no “one size fits all” answer. It’s different with every child, and unfortunately,…    Read More…

How your cell phone can help your child get better treatments

How your cell phone can help your child get better treatments

Today, we have a guest blog post by Dani Gillman, the co-founder of Birdhouse for Autism, a care management platform for families with children affected by autism. Upon receiving a diagnosis of Autism, many parents are left with lots of questions. One of those is inevitably, “now what?” There’s a saying about children with Autism being…    Read More…

A Little-Known Way That Can Help Improve Your Child’s Concentration and Focus

A Little-Known Way That Can Help Improve Your Child’s Concentration and Focus

Are you looking for alternative remedies for your autistic child's ADD, hyperactivity and mood swings?  If so, then take heart because for years, many scientific studies have shown that natural remedies produce predictable results in the treatment of ADD, mood swings and hyperactivity in autistic children, that don't involve conventional medicine. Why it's Important to…    Read More…