Saturday, July 22, 2017

World Autism Day!

Today is World Autism Day! When I look back at when we started the Autism journey over a decade ago, I realize how far we’ve come. I say...

ABA King and Acute Behavioural Angst

In Autism land, parents eventually follow the path to the fated ABA or Applied Behavioural Analysis therapy. It’s great. It works. However, Acute Behavioural Angst is the side...

In Sickness and Autism, Surgery is Scary

Hearing your child needs surgery, minor or not, is scary for parents. It’s especially nerve-wracking when your child has sensory difficulties. Will he react ok to the pain? Will...

Warning Autism Ahead! Be prepared for a Bumpy Ride

Although Autistic children are all unique individuals, there are definitely some common traits that signal the onset of Autism. Here is my son's journey to diagnosis. Warning Autism...

A Negative for Anxiety Today

My daughter suffers from childhood anxiety. It has been the bane of her existence for quite a few years. Today, anxiety rated an A negative in my house. Every...

Bio What?! A Tale of Childhood Orthodontics and Medieval Torture Devices

Torture is derived from the Latin Tortura, meaning to twist or torment. From the Medieval era to the Spanish Inquisition, various torture methods and devices are infamous. Thanks...

Hey Autism, I’m Your Sister

My daughter, K, is older than her brother by only a year and a half. C, my son, is an endearing boy; smart, cute and personable in his...
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