Tips for a Sensory-Friendly Holiday

Tips for a Sensory-Friendly Holiday

For children with sensory challenges, the holidays can be a tricky time. The season is undoubtably exciting, but all that excitement – along with changes in routine, lights, crowded activities, music, lots of smells, and new foods – can simply feel like too much. We...
6 Tips for Asking About Your Child’s Day at School

6 Tips for Asking About Your Child’s Day at School

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: You: “How was school today?” Your child: “Good.” End of conversation. Some children are chatty when it comes to talking about their day, but if yours isn’t, you’re not alone. It can be hard for children to feel talkative when...
Autism in the Classroom: An Educator’s Perspective

Autism in the Classroom: An Educator’s Perspective

To get an educator’s view on teaching children on the autism spectrum, we sat down with Dr. Logan McDowell, director of the Tivkah Center K-5 Autism Program at the Gordon School in Miami. We asked her about common strengths and challenges of the population, what, in...
Autism Resource Guide

Autism Resource Guide

Are you a parent of a child newly diagnosed with autism thinking “Where do I start?” You can start here. We’ve spent nearly two decades supporting children with autism and their families, and based on our experience we created this resource list of...