Book Review: The Autistic author and animator: a mother’s view of a daughter’s triumph By: Janet Walmsley

The Autistic author and animator: a mother’s view of a daughter’s triumph By: Janet Walmsley This book is a great story about an inspiring young woman, who has overcome her challenges with autism to become a writer, an animator, and to have a life she has created for herself. I would recommend this book to…

Book Review: of “Outcasts on A Distant Moon: Dysnomia” by Jenny Story

 “Outcasts on A Distant Moon: Dysnomia” by Jenny Story This is a great story written by an individual with autism. It is a fantasy novel for young adults. I would recommend it to anyone who likes fantasy, princes and princesses, or who feels like they are an outcast with no name. It is a fun…

100 Lessons to Understand and Support Girls and Women with Asperger’s

By: Tracey Cohen I like the way this book is divided into sections, it’s easy to read format, and that it is written as lessons about how to understand someone on the autism spectrum. It is informative, instructive, concise and to the point. I would recommend this to anyone needing to quickly and easily learn…

Does My Child Have SPD?

The Top Five Symptoms of Sensory Processing Disorder There are various signs and symptoms of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). This is a simple guide to get you started in answering questions of what those symptoms may look like. While this does not serve as a medical diagnosis list, it does help to recognize the common…

Doggy Adventures

Jumping up and down to greet you Wagging tails and running out to play Playing fetch and tug of war Devouring little pieces and big bones Taking walks across the neighborhood Meeting new friends of diverse breeds and sizes Going for an afternoon swim in the pool or at the beach Getting sad when guests…

Review of “Living autism day.by.day” by Pamela Bryson-Weaver

“This book is excellent. I especially liked the quote for each day. I liked the fact that it is in a format of a journal, as parents need to reflect on what they read, hear, say and do. I also like that the material is broken down into manageable parts each day of the year…

My July 4th Weekend in Marshfield

This past weekend, I headed down to my beach house to Marshfield for the 4th of July weekend. I got to see many of my cousins and aunts and uncles, as well some friends of mine. The fireworks were very spectacular and a joy to see on this eventful weekend. I also had the opportunity to try new activities during the weekend.

The Learning Styles of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

To understand how a child learns best, it helps to understand what type of learning environment a child responds to organically.

The Emperor, C’est Moi

This is an excerpt from The Emperor, C’est Moi by Hugo Horiot. It is written by an individual with autism. It is a powerful story of a non-verbal individual, and how he thinks and lives in the verbal world of France. The word autism does not appear in the book. It is about differences, and…

Autism and sensory children

Wouldn’t it be nice that instead of having your child’s sensory issue push him/her away from companion, that it can actually be the trigger for company?