Girls and Autism

Girls and Autism

Where are the girls with autism?  With more than 1 in 59 children having autism you rarely hear about girls with autism!  I often hear about the prevalence of boys with autism but is that a true fact, that there are more boys with autism, or is it the skewing of data?...
Autism in the Educational Setting

Autism in the Educational Setting

Medical versus Educational This is a big post for me to tackle, and I hope you will find it answers many of the questions you have concerning Autism in the educational setting. Many parents, including myself in the beginning of my journey, did not understand there is...
Halloween and Autism

Halloween and Autism

October 12, 2018|BEHAVIOR, EMOTIONS, PARENTS, AUTISM, HOLIDAY, HOMESCHOOL Autism Autism is a neurodevelopmental and behavioral disorder that impedes social interactions and is often accompanied by sensory issues that cause heightened anxiety and tantrum-like...
Halloween and Sensory Issues: Sensory Processing Disorder

Halloween and Sensory Issues: Sensory Processing Disorder

October 28, 2018|HOLIDAY, SENSORY Halloween is right around the corner! Most kids can’t wait to put on their costumes and make their way through the neighborhood, but for children with sensory sensitivities (often associated with ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, and...
Interoception, Autism, and Food

Interoception, Autism, and Food

December 6, 2018|OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (OT), HEALTH, BEHAVIOR, AUTISM, SENSORY I am sure you are asking yourself what the heck is interoception?  I had not heard of it either until recently.  Interoception, as we will be discussing today, did not really come...