If you have young children in the house, chances are you have video games, too. And if you have video games, it's possible you've struggled like my husband and I have, asking...what are appropriate screen time rules? Much of the material I've read agrees that no more than two hours screen time a … [Read more...] about Screen Time Rules with FREE Video Game Voucher Printable!
Where to begin? You're motivated. You've been getting educated. You're ready for action. So which way do you go? There's a frenzy of information out there about what you "must do" to help your child with autism. And every expert seems to know the answer. Except not many of them agree. … [Read more...] about Autism: Diagnosis, Resources & Therapies: 4th Step: The Roads Less Traveled: Therapy Options
Alrighty everyone... It's PROJECT TIME! I'm semi-crafty but I don't usually take time on the blog to enjoy that with you. Today, we're creating a morning routine visual schedule board to help you and your littles get ready. When the boys were diagnosed, I had no idea how much Velcro would be … [Read more...] about Morning Routine Visual Schedule Board with *FREE* Printable
What causes autism? At some point, once the dust settles, you will ask yourself this question: How did this happen? Why are the numbers so high - reaching an epidemic rate of 1 in 88 as of 2012? *In 2014, the CDC estimated 1 in 68. And if you haven't asked yourself these questions yet, you soon … [Read more...] about Autism Diagnosis, Resources & Therapies: Step 3: Get Educated Part 2: Getting to the Core
You are your child's advocate. Repeat: YOU are your child's advocate. Not the schools. Not the therapists. Not the doctor. Not the government. Not some lawyer. Not even an advocate you get to tag along with you to IEP meetings. Not your support group leader, your best friend, your mother or … [Read more...] about Autism Diagnosis, Resources & Therapies: 2nd step: Get Educated part 1: Scratching the surface
Today I'm starting a lengthy series called Autism Diagnosis, Resources & Therapies. Why so lengthy? I'd like to walk parents through the process that my husband and I have been going through for the last 4 1/2 years...in an organized and condensed version, of course :). My prayer for … [Read more...] about Autism Diagnosis, Resources & Therapies: Step 1: Figure Out How You Feel