As an organization assisting parents of children with special needs, you only see a small part of the picture. You rarely witness the nights a parent lies awake, listening for the alarm that signifies that their child is attempting to elope again. You don’t see the anxiety as parents watch the clock, waiting for the
Preparation is important to any emergency, which is why basic safety skills are taught. Lock downs have joined the list of drills performed at schools, and in the event of a real emergency, children with autism need to have the appropriate support. AngelSense GPS trackers can make a significant difference in a school lockdown situation,
Risk development is important to any child, regardless of the other challenges that they may struggle with. Of course, for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it can be a little harder to take that necessary step back. Worrying is normal, but children with autism crave the satisfaction of independence just like any
As autism parents we know there is always more to learn about the wonderful children that have touched our lives, especially when every child is so unique. The autism spectrum is incredibly broad, which is why this list of 100 things to know about autism is so important. 1. Autism was first described by Dr.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Written by Noa & Asaf Gaon, siblings of Erez (Rare Disease Syndrome) In the beginning, it is fine to feel ashamed! We promise that in time, what others think and/or say will not bother you anymore. Let your feelings be free… Even if this means being sad, angry or hurt. Talk openly about your feelings:
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What better month than April to show our love for some of our favorite autism advocates? Whether you’re looking for resources, information, tips, empathy, understanding, validation, community, or just a good laugh, these autism superstars have you covered! Frank Campagna. You all probably know him as Autism Daddy, Frank tells it like it is with
Autism needs no introduction. It’s no longer a condition that elicits blank stares and empty looks. After all most of us know of someone, even if it’s just that child from TV, with autism.
Updated March 2018: Kevin and Avonte’s Law Passes Congress! Prevent Wandering Related Tragedies – Support Kevin & Avonte’s Law for the Autism Community
Every year the number of tragic, preventable wandering deaths rises. We need to do all we can to make sure Kevin and Avonte’s bill is voted into law.
President Trump, we urgently need your help! We are very concerned about how we as a nation will continue to support kids with special needs, including proper education and health care.