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I’m attending the @SpringbrookBHS National Converge #Autism Summit on April 28th and 29th

I’ve been talking about a few of the projects I’m working on or involved with but I’ve been holding off talking about this one in particular, until the time was right. Well, the time has arrived and I’m really excited to share this information with all of you. I’ve been invited to the National Converge …

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One day at a time

I spoke with the schools this morning and there’s a better than average chance that we’re done with school for the year. It ends next week and with Elliott testing positive yesterday, odds are he’s done for the year. The same goes for Emmett because he’s showing symptoms as well. Emmett, Gavin, and I will …

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#COVID has struck my household for the 1st time and I’m feeling overwhelmed

I’m going to be honest. The level of overwhelmed that I’m currently at is tough for me to manage. There’s a great deal of change occurring in my life all at once and while most of it is positive, not all of it is. To top it all off, we got hit with a whammy …

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I had an unbelievably good day and yet I’m struggling a little bit

I’ve had an unbelievably good day. I’m starting a new job that I can’t wait to talk about, and it’s perfect for me. I’m so freaking excited because it’s going to allow me to build a better future for my kids and grow my efforts. It’s been a long time coming and I hope I …

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I couldn’t be prouder

I want to remind all the parents out there to never lose hope. This will be very short and I feel like the picture says it all. My kids have been in a charter school for kids on the spectrum, since kindergarten. The idea of mainstreaming seemed scary and frankly, impossible at times. I always …

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Seeing this made me feel good

It’s been a long week. It’s had some amazing highs and some heartbreaking lows. I’m currently sick, but tested negative for COVID. I really started not feeling well yesterday and I was up all night coughing, sneezing, and generally miserable. It could be worse and I’m grateful it’s not. Last night, we were going to …

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Autistic Child for College

man looking outside window carrying black and brown backpack while holding his hand on window

If you are like many parents whose autistic child has decided to join college, you might be filled with anxiety and lots of questions. You might wonder what college has in store for them and wonder if they will find enough accommodations once class starts. There are all valid questions because every parent wants the …

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It’s been such a long day and I’m spent

It’s been an exceptionally long day for a number of reasons. Emmett wasn’t feeling well I spent five straight hours in meetings this afternoon. Emmett felt better as the day went on and was okay to go visit his mom. Normally, when they are home from school due to not feeling well, they don’t go …

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For #autism parents, redirection is an art form

My first meeting today was rescheduled and frankly, it worked out for the best. Emmett hasn’t been feeling well and was hanging out in my room while I was working. I still have a few more meetings to get through today but Emmett’s feeling a little better. I don’t know know about your kids but …

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