Emergency Preparedness with ASD Children

As any parent of a child with autism can tell you, you will need to be more prepared even for small things. The idea of preparing for a disaster with an autistic child probably sounds impossible or at least extremely daunting. Have no fear Jamie is here to walk you through our tips. You will start with…

ABLE United $500 Summer Sweepstakes

ABLE United is hosting a Summer Sweepstakes, five individuals will receive a $500 contribution toward an account. Individuals can enter on Facebook and answer some easy questions to gain additional entries.   Entering is easy and you can enter daily to win! Just register with your email, and then answer a few simple questions to…

NATION’S LARGEST NATURAL & ORGANIC PARENTING CONVENTION RETURNS TO ORLANDO

FULL DAY OF EDUCATION, EXPLORATION & COMMUNITY BUILDING ON NATURAL PARENTING Orlando, FL – MommyCon, a first-of-its-kind natural parenting convention, returns to Orlando with a larger than ever event at the Caribe Royale Convention Center on Saturday, September 3rd, 2016. The conference comprises a full day of educational programming on natural and organic parenting methods…

Tips for Talking with Your Child with Special Needs About Tragedy

WASHINGTON – With recent tragedies in the news, many children, including those challenged with special needs, are exposed to trauma through the media and in conversations. The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC), a nonprofit school serving children with special needs ages 5-14 in the Washington, DC area, offers some advice on how to talk with…

Start Saving Like Never Before With Able

This post is sponsored by AbleUnited and Bloggin’ Mamas. All opinions are mine. The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act allows individuals with disabilities and their family and friends to save for future expenses, like popular Roth IRA and 529 college savings plans, while maintaining government benefits. 1. State Residency The individual with a…

Coding The Language

from a mom with an autistic daughter To understand the patterns of language in a high functioning autistic child, it by far the most mysterious, a most challenging to me and at the same time, the most interesting aspect of autism that I have encountered. I have yet to come across two autistic children who…