Don’t give up on Speech!

The Best of Both Worlds Share your inspiring, hopeful story of how autism touched you. Read more stories! The Best of Both Worlds “If you’ve seen one child with autism, you’ve seen one child with autism.” As a parent of two on the spectrum, I could not agree with this more. There is a certain… Read more »

Self Regulation, Music Therapy and an Autistic Child?

Imagine living in a body where nothing is predictable.  Day and night come and go without much recognition or seem to be an unidentifiable background seen which is barely noticeable.  The world that is seen, heard and or felt is so unpredictable and uncontrolled that soiling oneself goes completely unnoticed.  What must it be like… Read more »

Autistic Individuals and community

    Imagine a group of individuals coming together, some flapping their arms, others chaotically running back and forth, and yet others screaming. All of them together in one room. No-one  in the group acknowledging that any other individual exists besides themselves.      Suddenly,  someone who appears to look like a telephone operator  walks into… Read more »

Behavioral Health

“All Behavior springs from a reason, and all behavior is communication,” Temple Grandin Phd.  I ran across this quote in the book Insights into Sensory Issues for Professionals by Kathleen Morris. I love this quote, not only for the autistic community,  but also for children in general.  Firstly, I  have found when an autistic child comes in clapping… Read more »