Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Girl Power: Martial Arts isn’t just for Boys

Remember the days of Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris and the Karate Kid? Days when martial arts was primarily presented as a boy’s sport. Maybe I'm dating myself, but...

Snow and Sliding: a fun Autism Activity

Winter arrived. It snowed and snowed and snowed. However, opportunity presented itself. I bargained a trip to the slide hill in exchange for my son to do his...

Cheering for the A-Team: Autism and Sports are a Tough Mix

How I wish my community had A-Teams; Autism team sports for kids on the spectrum. Group physical fitness improves social and motor skills, and boosts self-confidence in children....

Friendship woes with Autism

It breaks my heart when my son says, “Mom, I don’t have any friends.” Although I try to inject humour into my articles, this is one topic I...

Adams Trail-a-Bikes are great for Kids

When my son was younger, he tried and failed to master riding a bicycle. Since Autistic kids often have trouble with their balance and coordination, it is frustrating...

Backyard Autism

My backyard is a playground for Autism.  A hypo-sensitive, neuro-motor, self-regulating green space.  My son, C, has Autism with hypo-sensitive sensory integration disorder, meaning C does not feel...
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