The COVID-19 pandemic has presented its fair share of challenges for families across the U.S. From remote work and online school to closed daycares and learning programs, caregivers and guardians have been overwhelmed by the global epidemic in numerous ways. But for caregivers of children with special needs, especially mothers, even more distress abounds. While … Continue reading Balancing the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 & the fight for special needs inclusivity
In this post, I share with you the most critical issue any child with ASD faces and how to handle it as a good parent. You have been a top-notch mommy trying to care for your autistic child, yet you feel you are missing out on something. As a daddy you see your kid getting irritated … Continue reading Autism & Sleep
If you think your child could be autistic contact your healthcare provider and get your child screened. According to the Center for Disease Control, today autism affects every 1 in 59 children in the United States. I remember I took my son to the doctor’s office several times however the doctors could not see any … Continue reading What is Autism & Some of the Signs of Autism
Vacations make us super excited. But for kids /adults with special needs, it is a huge challenge as; vacation disrupts the routine structure. It also poses the possibilities of the unpredictable crowd, new noises and environment for people with special needs. Vacation is a challenge not only for them but for you as their parents … Continue reading Travel tips for your special family with special needs kids.
‘Summer Vacation’-- this brings a sense of excitement in most kids, but not all are celebrating. “No doubt it is the toughest time of the year for some of us” — and I completely understand your situation. But I am here to guide. To avoid seeing the best of your occasions turn into uncomfortable situations … Continue reading Summertime, Safety & Special Needs Children
Autism couldn’t stop Einstein, Newton or Mozart from achieving greater heights and so will it not be able to stop your child. Only if we realize that in each of our kids there could be another Newton or Einstein hidden we will strive to help them bring that to the forefronts. In this post, I … Continue reading Autism & Sleep
Give your child the encouragement they need and see them fly. Children with autism are special children and they need special care especially when it’s about their safety and security. You wouldn’t leave any stone unturned in the attempt to provide a safe and secure zone to your autistic child, would you? I can hear … Continue reading Autism & Safety
“Autism is one word trying to describe millions of stories.”- Anonymous We are already in the 2nd week of Autism Awareness month. But it’s more than just spreading awareness... it’s about loving selflessly. Over a decade, more children have been diagnosed with autism than ever before. Researches reveal that there is a tremendous rise in reports of such … Continue reading Autism Facts – Did You Know??
Only a parent can know his or her child better than anyone else. It’s a great privilege for me to be a mother. We love our children and want to nurture them and protect them. I remember I took my son Omar to the doctor’s office several times however the doctors could not see any … Continue reading What is Autism & Some of the Signs of Autism
Online Connections are the Key Bestselling Author Danielle Coulter said, “Dream It – Live It” in an interview with Carla Wynn Hall. The podcast/video interview was about Danielle’s book “Snowmass Angel”, a memoir of Danielle’s journey with cerebral palsy. See, Danielle’s birth resulted in the cord being wrapped around her neck, depriving her brain of … Continue reading 5 Ways to Empower Your Child who is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy