Special Needs

Gut Health And Autism: 10 Signs Of Leaky Gut

Gut Health And Autism: 10 Signs Of Leaky Gut

Do any of you wonder if this strange thing called gut health really matters? Well did you know that people with autism are more likely to have digestive related issues? One thing many kids with autism have is something called leaky gut.
Isolation in Parents of children with autism

Isolation in Parents of children with autism

Let's talk about the hardest part of being an Autism parent. It's not the meltdowns or picky eaters. It is the isolation that so many of us live with. I know this feeling all too well.
30 Ideas of The Autism Summer Bucket List

30 Ideas of The Autism Summer Bucket List

Are you an autism parent who struggles with what to do during the summer? This week I sat down with Ryley to make a summer bucket list. The goal is to meet as many “I am bored statements” with an activity to keep her busy.
Travel Advice From An Autism Mom

Travel Advice From An Autism Mom

Are you an autism parent who dreams of being able to go on vacation like everyone else? What if I told you autism travel is possible and can even be fun?
Two Parents Guide to Success

Two Parents Guide to Success

Do you struggle to find balance in your family? This week my husband David sat down to discuss how our different parenting styles compliment each other to balance out our family life.
Top 20 Healthy Eating Habits For Picky Eater From Chef Marie

Top 20 Healthy Eating Habits For Picky Eater From Chef Marie

I am Chef Marie, 23 years in the restaurant business, expert in food allergens, developer of a new spice solution all allergen-friendly, also author and international show guest ON A MISSION! I am going to share with you 20 healthy habits and behaviors that will promote a happy lifestyle at home with your kids.
Caring For The Caregiver: 3 Tips To Prevent Caregiver Burnout

Caring For The Caregiver: 3 Tips To Prevent Caregiver Burnout

As a caregiver, we often get lost in the chaos. How can we care for our special children when we cannot take care of ourselves? As an adult and caregiver, we need to stock up our self care tool box. This tool box can hold helpful tips and strategies that we need facing stress and avoid caregiver burnout.
Flexible Seating For Your Classroom

Flexible Seating For Your Classroom

Flexible seating is giving your students options and control over parts of their education. The idea behind it is to use a variety of tools and seating options. By giving options to your students you allow them control, you help them to focus better which improves their grades and test scores.
Supporting Your Own Mental Health as a Special Needs Caregiver

Supporting Your Own Mental Health as a Special Needs Caregiver

Special needs families have a higher risk of anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. And that is not even mentioning caregiver burnout.
Why We Love Our Wiggle Seat?

Why We Love Our Wiggle Seat?

The wiggle seat, also known as a wobble cushion or balance disk, has changed our lives. It gives your child the sensory input that they desperately need and crave. It has soft bumps on one side and spikey bumps on the other side. You can inflate it as much or as little as you want for your child’s sensory needs.
Top 10 Famous People With Autism That Will Blow Your Mind

Top 10 Famous People With Autism That Will Blow Your Mind

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.
Temple Grandin - The Meeting of a Legend

Temple Grandin - The Meeting of a Legend

Have you ever heard of Temple Grandin? Have you ever read a Temple Grandin book or watched the movie on the story of her life? For many autism parents, she is a huge inspiration.
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