How I Helped My Child With Aspergers Navigate This Planet
I knew my youngest son was different, so I made it my mission to help him navigate this world as a child with Aspergers.
My Son Has Tonic-Clonic (Grand Mal) Seizures
Accepting that my son has autism was unpredictable, and I continue to learn more as this autism journey continues. Now that Jeremy is a teenager, I was surprised for the second time. The doctors in Boston, Massachusetts, told me that my son has a seizure called a tonic-clonic seizure.
10 Things You Should Never Say to the Parent of a Child With Autism
There are many things you should never say to the parent of a child with autism. Here is that list and the reasons why.
My Son's Experience With Intuniv, Concerta, Vyvanse, Risperidone, and Clonidine
It's hard to make the choice to put your child on daily medicines. In this article, I discuss the medications my autistic child has been prescribed—in particular, Intuniv, Concerta, Vyvanse, Risperidone, and Clonidine.
How to Make a Weighted Lap Pad for Kids With Autism or PDD
A weighted lap pad may have a calming effect on those who are high-energy, sensory-seeking individuals. It may also help improve attention and potentially decrease less desirable behaviors.
Living With Asperger's Syndrome on the Autism Spectrum
My nephew PJ, shares his experience living with Asperger's and how it has affected his life—both negatively and positively. What It's Like Living With Asperger's Syndrome (on the Autism Spectrum)