Ask The Experts: How Autism Made Your Life Better

Ask The Experts: How Autism Made Your Life Better

Just to be clear – no one thinks that autism made their life better in a way that makes autism worth it. Even if autism gave me magic powers, brought on world peace, and ended hunger, it would never be worth the suffering of my child. So, THAT is not what I mean....
Ask The Experts: Successful Single Autism Parenting

Ask The Experts: Successful Single Autism Parenting

Parenting isn’t easy. Autism parenting is even harder. And single autism parenting … well, to me, that’s a whole new level of superhero. Yesterday, the autism expert parent panel talked about the added strain that raising a child with autism can place on a marriage....
Ask The Experts: The Best Advice For Autism Parents

Ask The Experts: The Best Advice For Autism Parents

When my son Christopher first regressed into autism, I was definitely feeling very lost. I had no idea what had happened, where to turn, or how to help him. I sought out expert advice and Google became my best friend. Pretty quickly, I realized that the real autism...
7 Things It’s Better NOT To Say To An Autism Parent

7 Things It’s Better NOT To Say To An Autism Parent

Most parents have experienced a comment that made them cringe or cry. I’m pretty sure ALL autism parents have. I try to tell my kids to think before they speak and ask themselves the following: Is it helpful? Is it necessary? Is it kind? I think that’s a good rule of...
Happy Siblings Day (To The Best Sibs In The World)!

Happy Siblings Day (To The Best Sibs In The World)!

Brothers and sisters share a unique bond and understand each other like no one else can. There is something to be said for growing up with the same weirdness and memories and history. And of course all of the inside jokes siblings have about their parents –...
The Blessing And The Curse Of Autism Awareness

The Blessing And The Curse Of Autism Awareness

April is Autism Awareness Month, but for families affected by autism this is kind of a joke. Because we are aware of autism every second of every day, all year long. And it feels like the world lights in up blue in April and gets all lovey dovey for our kids and then...

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