With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we understand the challenges and excitement that come with preparing an autism-friendly feast on short notice. Here are some last-minute tips to ensure a memorable and sensory-sensitive celebration:
As the sweltering heat of summer envelopes us, it's crucial to recognize the potential dangers of heat stroke and consider how it might impact individuals with autism. Heat stroke, a serious condition caused by prolonged exposure to high temperatures, can have dire consequences for anyone. However, when combined with the challenges faced by those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the risks become even more pronounced.
Are you ready to embrace the great outdoors with your family? National Play Outside Day is here, and we have something special for our autism community! Whether it's the first Saturday of the month or any day, let's celebrate Autism Friendly Play Outside Day together!
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as the name suggests, manifests in various ways across different individuals. The unique needs and challenges associated with autism can make routine transitions, such as moving from the school year to summer vacation, significantly demanding for children with autism and their families. This post explores the specific difficulties experienced by these children and offers potential strategies for parents and caregivers...
Join us for an extraordinary episode as we delve into the world of autism and discover the transformative power of early intervention, the significance of community and support for autism families, and the untapped potential of individuals on the Spectrum. Our special guest, Eustacia Cutler, renowned as Temple Grandin's mother, will share her invaluable insights and experiences, shedding light on the journey of raising a child with autism.
This smoothie is not only delicious but also includes ingredients that are known to have a calming effect. Bananas are rich in potassium and magnesium, which can help to reduce anxiety and promote relaxation. Blueberries are high in antioxidants and have been shown to improve...
For many years, scientists have warned us about the dangers of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that are found in the environment and everyday products. These chemicals can interfere with the body's hormonal balance and lead to a range of health problems, from reproductive issues to cancer. But how do EDCs affect our health, and what can we do about it?
If winter has you feeling cooped up, it might be time to figure out tome ways to reconnect the family and find some relief form the winter blues. Here are 10 ideas for things that might bring your family some fun and create memories:
Join us as we talk to returning guest Jennifer Giustra-Kozek, LPC about this study and ask her the question that is on all of our minds; Will this new study change the way depression is treated moving forward?
Sugar's daughter loves Neural Balance because it helps her but it doesn't change her. We don't see autism as a defect, but we do understand that anxiety, poor sleep, sensory overload, lack of focus, and many of the difficult attributes of autism (and PANS, MTHFR, ADHD, etc.) can make life more difficult than it needs to be.
On and off the Spectrum, life is easier when a person can deal with anxiety, get a healthy night's sleep, process sensory stimuli, and focus on the task at hand. We see the positives and the negatives of autism/being autistic so we simply want to offer support and help where needed without changing the person or turning them into a zombie.
Watch the video up here ⬆️ or listen to the podcast right here ⬇️ Join my guest Jennifer Kozek as we talk about depression in younger kids and teens: How to recognize the warning signs and what to do about it.