Do you know anyone who loves Ghostbusters? Dan Akroyd, the creator of Ghostbusters, is autistic and took his obsession with police officers and ghosts to create the screenplay. It later became a franchise that has been successful for over 35 years and is still going strong. Some of these famous people with autism may surprise you.
Children with autism are more likely than their non-ASD peers to experience selective eating, food refusal, limited food acceptance and are at a greater risk for poor nutrient intake. One thing we need to understand is poor nutrition can be holding our children back from meeting their potential.
Are you tired of spending money on diapers? Or having to change them all the time? For many with autism, potty training can be a challenge. You can also face potty training regression. Today I am going to explain the tips and tricks to help you.
As autism parents, we know we are exhausted and can use a break from our daily life. Did you know that autism travel is possible? If planned carefully, we can all enjoy that special vacation we dream of.
Have you ever felt alone and with nowhere to turn and no one who gets it? I have and so has LakiKid founder, Jason. This feeling was what inspired us to create the group Ask An Autism Parent. We are actually so close to our one year anniversary. We started this group as a place where you can come for support and advice.
Kids in the spectrum usually crave strict routine and have a hard time with a varying schedule. A visual schedule is a wonderful way to help in areas where children struggle or to teach them a new routine.