Why I Play for a Living; Learning Through Play Fosters Growth

Why I Play for a Living; Learning Through Play Fosters Growth

Autism   Recently, we were invited to join the Play Matters Blog Hop created by Encourage Play. Learning through play is a wonderful way to foster any child’s growth and development. Children learn best when they are having fun! For us, it was a natural fit. I am...
Sep 18, 2015 20 Comments
The Power of Setting an Intention

The Power of Setting an Intention

Autism Have you found the power of setting an intention?  Setting clear goals and intentions can help children & turn your world around. The Power of Setting an Intention  How Setting Clear Goals and Intentions Can Help Children & Turn Your World Around This post...
Aug 05, 2015 41 Comments
Sensory Integration Strategies and Tips

Sensory Integration Strategies and Tips

Autism   What is Sensory Integration and why is it important? There is a great expectation for children to stay on task, practice “quiet sitting” and to control their impulses. In certain situations, these expectations are reasonable but what about the child who either has...
Jul 01, 2014 20 Comments
The Difference Between ODD and Rigidity in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Difference Between ODD and Rigidity in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism The other day a parent mentioned to me that they were wondering if their child had Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) as well as Autism Spectrum Disorder (A.S.D.). He said that the rigidity and lack of flexibility his child exhibited caused him to be concerned that...
Feb 24, 2014 23 Comments