Category Archives: Autism

Autism is . . .

Please share: Autism is . . . More Than We’ve Been Led to Believe While families in the United States scramble to crunch numbers for their tax returns, I’m mulling over some numbers myself. I hesitate to publish numbers stating … Continue reading

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Weighted Blanket from Sensory Goods {Review}

Please share: Weighted Blanket from Sensory Goods Update: The winner of the weighted blanket from Sensory Goods is Carla! While I was pulling together Autism Awareness Month, Facebook suggested the Sensory Goods Page to me. I clicked over and saw … Continue reading

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Sensory Conference: Strategies for Regulation with Dr. Lucy Jane Miller

Please share: This is the second post in a series of four posts sharing my notes from the Sensory Conference Future Horizons presented in Hot Springs, Arkansas, last month. I am thankful that they paid for my registration, sending me … Continue reading

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10 Things You Need to Know About Autism {Join me at HEDUA!}

Please share: As part of my focus on autism awareness this month, I have written my guest posts for this month on the topic of special needs/autism too! I’m over at Home Educating Family Association Blog today, sharing, from a … Continue reading

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Ellie Bean, the Drama Queen! by Jennie Harding {Review}

Please share: Update: The winner of Ellie Bean, the Drama Queen! is Vicki A.! Ellie Bean, the Drama Queen! by Jennie Harding came in a box of review materials from Sensory World/Future Horizons. The cover drew me immediately because a princess lives at … Continue reading

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Six Steps to Take to Homeschool a Child with Special Needs

Please share: I didn’t realize the extent of my younger daughter’s special needs when she started kindergarten. I knew she had medical problems, but I never dreamed that her needs went further than that. When I realized I was homeschooling … Continue reading

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Sensitive Sam by Marla Roth-Fisch {Review}

Please share: Sensitive Sam by Marla Roth-Fisch Update: The winner of Sensitive Sam is Michelle C.! Sensitive Sam by Marla Roth-Fisch won the Creative Toy Awards 2009 Book of the Year Award. As the parent of a child with Sensory Processing Disorder, … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness T-shirt Giveaway

Please share: Update: The winner of the Autism Awareness T-shirt designed by Dana Beasley is Randi S.! When I announced in a Facebook group that I was planning a big focus on autism awareness this month, including giveaways, Dana Beasley … Continue reading

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Sensory Conference: SPD Subtypes with Dr. Lucy Jane Miller

Please share: When Future Horizons offered to send me to the Sensory Conference in Hot Springs, Arkansas, by paying for my registration, I was very excited. I made travel arrangements and arrived early that morning to sign in and get … Continue reading

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My Friend with Autism by Beverly Bishop {Review}

Please share: My Friend with Autism by Beverly Bishop Update: The winner of My Friend with Autism is Jen G.! I joined the review team for Future Horizons/Sensory World earlier this year, and I was excited to see My Friend with Autism by Beverly … Continue reading

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