Sensory Home Guide for Autism Parents
A sensory activity guide with tools and tips to help support parents at home with children on the autism spectrum.
Life can get hectic after your child receives an autism diagnosis. I know for me it did. Life became an endless stream of therapy, appointments, meetings, late nights, and confusion. I tried to act like a sponge and soak in as much information as I could from all the...read more
I have a runner... like I've had to call the police three different times because my autistic child is so smart about escaping he wiggles out of my sight like a slippery fish in my hands. In my defense, I, personally, only lost him once- the first time when he slipped...read more
I couldn't tell you how many hours my son has been in therapy. We started outpatient occupational therapy, speech therapy, and physical therapy a month before his official "nonverbal autism" diagnosis. After Levi's diagnosis, we were offered Early Intervention...read more
Memes and gifs are gems of the Great Internet. Humor connects us and unites us. While the internet is full of memes for the crowds, us Autism parents need more gifs and memes for us. I took the liberty of researching proper meme making technique. I present to you the...read more
I didn't ask for autism to be a part of my mothering experience. I didn't want it. But I got it. It's taken me years of questioning and doubts. It's taken me some time to come to terms with the reality of raising an autistic child. I'm happy to say that I've...read more
Being confident in the face of judgemental parents isn’t about starting an argument to prove yourself right. It’s about having the right mindset. When you’re in the right state of mind, anything that Supermarket Susan or Facebook Frannie has to comment won’t...read more
Welcome to Part 2 of Our Journey to an Autism Diagnosis. If you missed Part 1 click here to catch up! On the day of his three-hour evaluation, there were two other moms in the waiting room with their boys. Levi, as usual, wouldn't sit still and had a couple outbursts...read more
We were already two minutes late to our appointment with the Housing Authority when we pulled in. It was shaping up to be a doozy of a Monday and it was barely 10 am. Before the appointment, Levi had managed to sneak into the ‘impossible-to-open closet’ and...read more
Hey, I'm Nicole!
I’m a single mom blogger raising a child on the autism spectrum