Here’s why I generally disagree with giving kids with #Autism homework

I’m not gonna lie.  Homework for kids with Autism is all kinds of wrong.  I mean, some kids may do just fine but others really, really struggle. 

Elliott’s the only one who gets nightly homework assignments and while his teachers and I have worked out an arrangement in regards to homework, it’s still not easy at all. 

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In fact, homework time …



#Autism vs #ADHD: I’m not sure which is more challenging for me as a parent

I’m pretty tired still from from you know, my life.  The boys were in good spirits this morning but impossible to keep them on task. It’s like trying to herd lemmings.  Everytime I turn around, they’re trying to jump off the edge of a cliff. 

Constantly having to stay on top of them is an exhausting but necessary evil.

It’s the …



It’s time to get brutally honest about #Autism Parenting (pt 2): The Positives

Here’s the follow up to It’s time to get brutally honest about #Autism Parenting (pt 1) from last night.  I encourage you to read the first part by clicking the link above.  This will help to put this post into perspective and proper context. Also, I know that some may not be able to relate because their lives are



Autism really kicked my butt this morning

Autism really tends to make things challenging for both myself and my kids touched by it.  This morning was a prime example of that challenge. 

Emmett’s had a rough couple of days and this morning was no exception.  He slept well, so I’m not sure why he’s struggling as much as he is today. 

Getting him dressed was extremely …



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