There are so many things to consider when taking a trip with a child who is on the Autism Spectrum. Of course, there are multiple manifestations of this disorder, so what we have experienced as a family may not apply to everyone. To date, we have traveled by planes, trains, and automobiles. We have traveled as far East as Florida and as far West as California. Also, we have … [Read more...] about Tips for Traveling with Children on the Autism Spectrum – By Air
I must admit that I read quite a bit of news. Much of it, I read on news apps on my phone during breaks, but sometimes, I see an article go by in my Facebook news feed that catches my eye. Yesterday, there was an article that a couple of my Facebook friends shared, and I just had to read it. This story was about a young man named Paul. Paul is a 23-year old man who happens … [Read more...] about How Can This Be?
Building things with our hands is a HUGE thing around our house! Because both kids have to do strengthening activities as a form of continuing Occupational Therapy, it is hard to keep things on hand that will keep both DD12's and DS9's interest. Enter K'NEX! We received these three sets from K'NEX to review, and they were a huge hit! The first one that DS9 tore into was the … [Read more...] about K’NEX Building Sets
Official word on this book: This wonderfully imaginative children’s hardcover book by bestselling authors Gary Chapman and Rick Osborne, featuring four-color illustrations (with hidden details!) by Wilson Williams, Jr., will help children learn the importance of love. Based on Gary’s highly successful The 5 Love Languages®, A Perfect Pet for Peyton tells an entertaining and … [Read more...] about A Perfect Pet for Peyton – Book Review
In our household, "E" is for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome... at least, for now. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of inherited disorders that affect your connective tissues — primarily your skin, joints and blood vessel walls. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is uncommon. (Credit: Mayo Clinic website) Almost 2 weeks ago, I posted about the kids' therapy update and the new specialist … [Read more...] about “E” is for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome – ABCs of Homeschooling