Yes, I Sent Him to the Grocery Alone

No, I don’t mean my son, he’s only 6. I mean my husband. And by alone, I meant without me, he did have the kids. All five of them. The one who doesn’t stop talking, the one who doesn’t stop touching, the one who doesn’t stop tripping, the one who gets overwhelmed by stimuli, the […]

Can I “Lemonade” it?

Oh, the things kids say! I brought my kids to work with me on a Sunday morning (yes, it happens when you have your finger in too many pots) so they can “help” me at work. I had my 4 year old testing a couple of new materials I’d prepared to work on visual perception […]

Why I am Walking Around Like It’s My Birthday

Oh, the things we take for granted! I was supervising in the classroom when I overheard this simple exchange between Judy, an ABA therapist, and Olivia, a 6-year-old with ASD: Olivia: “Where is the iPad, Miss Judy?” Judy: “Check the drawer, see if it’s in there” Olivia goes to the drawer at the other end […]

Fun with Lauri 60 Object Magnets

One of my favorite things to do is to find a single toy or object and see how many targets we can address with it. I’ve involved the awesome therapists here and we all have a ball! These Lauri object magnets are real multi-purpose items!

Hold My Hand

Hello all! My name is Michel and I am a mother of a daughter who has Autism. Her name is Gracie. I will be sharing with you some of my experiences having a child with Autism. I will be sharing some behaviors Gracie displayed. I hope that reading this blog will help you feel not alone […]