We suspect our son with #Autism is being bullied at school and here’s how we’re handling it

We’ve spent a bit of time speaking with Elliott this weekend. It would be fair to say this has been a rough couple of days for him. It’s pretty obvious that something is upsetting him but getting to the bottom of what that is can be tricky.… Read More



Adaptation is key when nothing ever goes as planned

My plans for the day have sorta been derailed because Emmett is sick and couldn’t go to school. 

Emmett was the only one of the three boys to receive the flumist, rather than the actual shot on Saturday. 

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Shortly before bed last night, Emmett began with a low grade fever, roughly 100.3 °F.  As the night progressed, he became very stuffy.  It honestly presents like a head cold. 

Anyway, he had one Hell of a time sleeping last night because of the sneezing and congestion.… Read More



The most important thing needed for your kids with #Autism to benefit from parental visits both during and after divorce

Disclaimer: In this post, I assume that the split was not due to issues involving domestic violence, drug or alcohol addiction.  I also assume that there are no safety concerns.

When a special needs family experiences the trauma of divorce, it’s exceptionally difficult.… Read More



Parenting Advice: Making the decision to medicate your child can be scary and overwhelming

Putting your child on medication for something other than a physical illness, can be a scary and overwhelming thing for any parent. 

You read all kids of crazy things online about how terrible Big Pharm is and medicating your child is bad.… Read More



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