by shelly andrews | Oct 25, 2016 | blog, weekly list
For those that might not be familiar with autism, it is important to understand that each child who comes to your door trick or treating has different abilities — some more extreme than others. Certain behaviors might not be or mean what they seem to.
by shelly andrews | Oct 1, 2013 | blog |
Sending your child to school is a BIG deal for the parent of a child with Autism. It’s not just an education for our children. For us, school also includes therapy sessions, 1:1 time with a teacher’s assistant and the special education teacher, and an abundance of... Read More
by shelly andrews | May 22, 2013 | blog |
You’ve heard it before…our children grow up and one day are no longer children. Although to a special needs parent, the summer can feel endless; it really does go by in the blink of an eye. As our children grow up, they will continue to blossom and develop in... Read More
by shelly andrews | Jun 28, 2012 | blog |
For the last several months, I have been asking my seven-year-old special needs son if he’s ready to learn how to tie his shoes yet. I know that motor skill disorder is a serious roadblock for him and pushing him to learn a new motor skill only makes his anxiety spark... Read More