by shelly andrews | Oct 27, 2016 | blog
Autism Family Foundation (AFF) is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families impacted by autism. AFF’s main goal is to help their local families via events such as their upcoming Annual Special Needs Holiday Event.
by shelly andrews | Sep 28, 2016 | blog, You're Not Alone
When my children were diagnosed, I had many questions. I was blessed to finally find a reliable person who walked beside me, helped me, and was basically my mentor. So having been there myself as a “mom of,” I want to help!
by shelly andrews | Sep 7, 2016 | blog, You're Not Alone
As a mother of two children with autism and other special needs, not only is it helpful for me to read and talk about the real lives of families similar to mine, it is healthy. It helps to know that you are not alone, and that in this journey there are others traveling with you. I have three children.
by shelly andrews | Jul 6, 2016 | blog, weekly list
I enjoyed the freedom of summer, but for children and teens on the spectrum, this newfound freedom can be challenging. Here are some tips on making the transition from school to summertime more successful.
by shelly andrews | Oct 13, 2015 | blog, weekly list, You're Not Alone
Part of the fun of Halloween is the escape from the usual routine and expectations. We get to dress up! We get to scare and be scared! But what’s fun for the neurotypical kiddo can be challenging for those with special needs. Challenging doesn’t have to mean not doable though. And with that in mind, we’d like to revisit some of our own blogs on Halloween Tips for children on the autism spectrum!