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Homeschooling and Sensory Issues: Pros and Cons

Homeschooling is quickly transforming into an enticing option for many parents of special needs children, especially those grappling with sensory issues. With 38% of the 2.5 million homeschooled students in the US with special needs—a rate triple that seen in conventional schools— the National Special Education Advocacy Institute unveils the growing reliance on homeschooling to …

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Finding Independence (S6E38)

My 23 year old autistic son shares his thoughts on what independence looks like for him

Tips for creating an awesome reading environment for your child

boy in gray jacket reading book

Introduction If work and all the other adult responsibilities are keeping you away from having quality time with your child, you have reached the right place. It is not just about planning a day out but taking action. This blog is a sign for you to take that action! In this excerpt below, we will …

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So yeah, that happened

For the last few days, the boys and I were in Tennessee, on vacation with my entire family. We all had a really good time but two days before we were supposed to leave to come home, Emmett broke his arm in a tubing accident. I posted the video below on IG briefly explaining what …

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The Magic of Storytelling: How Narrative Enhances Mathematical Understanding for Children with Autism

In the vast tapestry of human history, stories serve as the golden threads connecting generations. From tales whispered around ancient campfires to modern-day bestsellers, narratives have always held the power to captivate, inspire, and educate. When we consider children with autism, an audience often deeply focused on their passions, the potency of storytelling as an …

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Unpausing Life: Navigating Fatherhood, Autism, and the Road to Rediscovery

Navigating fatherhood and autism has been a rollercoaster of challenges and triumphs. Now, with 23 years of experience behind me, I find myself at a pivotal moment, looking toward a future full of possibility. If you’re still in the thick of your own struggles, don’t lose sight of hope. ‘Better’ may be closer than you imagine.

Autism and Transitions (S1E5)

Nicole White from Instagram’s Raising Raymie talks about her son transitioning into the new school year

Alicia Golichowski: Navigating Autism as a Single Mom (S6E33)

On this week’s episode of the Autism Dad Podcast, join us as we dive into an honest and emotional conversation with Alicia Golichowski, a single mom navigating the challenges of raising an autistic child. Alicia’s raw transparency offers comfort to those in similar situations, reminding them they’re not alone. Sharing these stories is crucial to our community, so tune in for an inspiring interview that promises to resonate with many.