Tag: autism

Local Business Spotlight: Expressions Therapy Center

What is Expressions Therapy Center? Expressions Therapy Center is a black-owned mental health counseling center that services children as young as 3 years old, teens,...

7 Fun Sensory Activities For Toddlers

Have you more than ever, needed sensory fun and educational activities to keep your toddler busy? I know the feeling all too well! Having...

Why Hope is So Important to Parents of Special Needs Kids

I've had a lot of sleep-deprived nights lately, as I am sure many of you are in the same boat. This new world we...

The Struggle of Being A Special Needs Mom

Have you ever been so tired, you just can’t think straight. Not physically tired, that just comes with the fun of getting older. I’m...

6 Rules For Picky Eaters and Sensory Problems

It’s that time again! You hear the soundtrack of Jaws in the background as you head to the dining room table to serve dinner....

It’s Autism Acceptance Month – A Few Interesting Facts!

By now, unless you are hiding under a cool, shaded rock, you probably already know that April is Autism Awareness Acceptance Month. And you...

Learning and Living with Autism: Confessions of An Autism Mom

Two years ago my son was diagnosed with Autism. Unlike most moms, I was happy that we were getting a diagnosis. He struggled for a...

The Backyard Thief: A Journey to Understanding Autism {Part 1}

I have a confession to make. One summer, I stole a backyard. If you had seen my own pathetic excuse for a back yard,...

Adopting a child with SPD: The Hidden Gift

          So I am one of the lucky ones. I had always said, when we were trying to get pregnant that my main concern...

Being Thankful for the Unexpected: Why Autism is a Blessing to...

Four months ago, our lives were turned upside down. Our son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. Our sweet boy who has...