What do cake donuts and Indian food have in common? They are both in this Week in Review.
Another busy week in the books! What have you been up to?
In case there is someone out there who may find any of these words helpful and since April is Autism Awareness Month, I thought I’d share our experiences with the different stages of getting a diagnosis. There is Nothing “wrong” with my child is a piece I wrote after it was suggested to us to have… Continue reading Autism Awareness Month
“I am positive, without a doubt, if it hadn’t been for ABA and Sheri Homishak my son would still be non-verbal, shaking an item in his hand and spinning around in circles. ABA gave my son not only a chance but also patience, love, and understanding. Jonathan has come so far! He has surpassed all… Continue reading Why You Should Choose AIM Clinics for Your Child’s ABA Therapy
It has been just over a year since my husband and I sat in a tiny room and were told that our son has autism. I went through the stages of grief, finally landed at acceptance, and then rolled up my sleeves. Here is what stands out the most when I think about the journey I… Continue reading Our Autism Journey: A Year After the Diagnosis
Don’t be like me. Don’t just wait and see if your child grows out of the delays or behaviors you are concerned about. I didn’t learn how important early intervention is until after getting our son’s autism diagnosis at the age of 5. Sure, I did address our worries about my son’s language delay with his pediatrician.… Continue reading Don’t Wait to Ask For the Autism Screening
My son designs and creates at least 1 new thing a day. Sometimes it is something little and sometimes it is a big production. We encourage him to do what he can on his own and help out when he needs it. I was reading Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by… Continue reading I live with a 5 year old inventor.
I hope everyone had a great week. Thanks for checking out my weekly series, Week in Review, posted every Friday. Enjoy a recap of how the week went down and tell me about yours. 1) What’s gotten my attention this week? Light TV. I know there’s serious and important events happening in the world. But work has… Continue reading Week in Review 11/3/17
Leading up to the Autism Diagnosis Last school year my son started faking being sick to try to get out of going to PreK and having uncontrollable meltdowns when he did go. Then he began telling us about the kids at school being mean to him. He also started coming home with marks on him… Continue reading Struggling to Accept an Autism Diagnosis
I hope everyone had a great week. Thanks for checking out my weekly series Week in Review, posted every Friday. Enjoy a recap of how the week went down and tell me about yours. 1) What’s gotten my attention this week? World Autism Awareness Day. It’s not until April 2nd, but I have seen so many… Continue reading Week in Review 3/31/17