Category Archives: autism spectrum disorders

A New Year Equals New Beginnings

I have been absent for a number of days.  No, I didn’t fall from the face of the earth.  I have been sick, and when I get sick, I get really sick.  See, I have an autoimmune disorder.  I don’t have AIDS, I have Systemic Lupus.  But that is ok.  Lately, I have been feeling… Continue Reading

Celebrated Christmas with David at the PRTF

We spent the day with David.  He got to open his presents from us, and we opened our presents from him.  It was a good day. the facility has apartments for families to utilize when they are visiting.  As a result, we spent the day in a home like environment rather than in the more… Continue Reading

Reblog: #Win LinguiMind – a Foreign Language App for Children who Love Language!

LinguiMind a Sweet App for Foreign Languages and Your Child When the developer of LinguiMind contacted me about his app I wasn’t sure what to think – I’ve downloaded multiple apps for my foreign language lover, Bobby. But I agreed to give it a try, and more importantly, let Bobby try it out (his opinion’s… Continue Reading

reblog: IEP Success Kit – Giving IEP Knowledge for Christmas!

Special Education Advisor’s IEP Success Kit Great for Giving! When I reviewed the physical copy of the IEP Success Kit I awarded it the A+ Cup of Excellence – it was just that amazing a resource for parents of children with special needs. Parents of children with special needs are usually old hand at going… Continue Reading

Reblog: LessonPix – Amazing Resource for Special Needs Families/Educators

LessonPix Pulls Together Quality Resources for Special Needs Community! I don’t think I’ve been quite this excited to share an amazing resource in a while. Though I’ve shared about some apps and have some additional things to share as part of our Giving Christmas campaign, is a resource that virtually provides an amazing special… Continue Reading

Reblog: Posco AAC App for Children (and adults!) with Special Needs – Giving Christmas

Basic Posco AAC App Great for with Speech Difficulties I will be doing a full review of this app in the future, but the developer has been kind enough to offer to give away TEN copies of this normally $10 app, so I wanted to share a few quick thoughts and let you enter to… Continue Reading

Working on a Series of Posts about Autism Stories

We are working on a series of posts titled Voices of Parents with Autistic Kids – The Truth as We Know It.  As such we need your stories.  If you could tell one story about your child with Autism, what would it be?  Names will be changed to protect your identity. Since the tragedy in… Continue Reading

Reblog: AAC iPad App for Children with Special Needs – Giving Christmas #1

Amazing iPad APP for Children with Autism, Aphasia, or Other Problems Speaking!   I’m leading off the Giving Christmas Giveaways with this amazing APP for children with special needs that include problems speaking. My review is yet to come on this since I want to spend more time reviewing all the features, but I have… Continue Reading

I am going to use the R word.

[kc_background_pac_3_underline_3 size=”35″ color=”#000000″ ]Reprehensible[/kc_background_pac_3_underline_3]. I can define reprehensible, or you can look it up over at Talk of gun control legislation without talk of Mental Health service expenditures is reprehensible. We can not have one conversation without the other.  It would be irresponsible of our society to assume that guns are solely to blame,… Continue Reading