Autism Moms Talk About Autism: Sucesss at Home and School

Dr. Ali Griffith and I had an AMAZING conversation about ways to help our children on the autism spectrum feel safe and find success at home and at school. As professionals and mothers of children with autism, we understand the importance of sharing what we know works with our village. Visit http://www.TheDrAliGriffiithShow.com, listen to our…

Autism Awareness Month FB Live Event

FB Live makes me nervous, but here I go! I will be reading my children’s book this Thursday. Join me in Writers Rock! Readers group as I read Aaron and Me: Our Journey on the Spectrum. Your children can learn about autism, brotherhood, and unconditional love ❤️💙. Thank you Wanda Roberts for this opportunity!

Support for Autism Families

April is Autism Awareness Month. In light of recent events, I felt it best to raise awareness by offering suggestions on how to offer support to autism families, not just during times of crisis, but on a day to day basis. Feel free to share and offer support!💙❤️💙❤️ 1) Communicate: reach out to a spectrum…

Let’s Talk About Autism

I had an awesome time discussing autism with fellow mental health colleague Shevon Jones of The Mental Health Collective. Her podcast, The Helpers Tribe, helps shed a positive light on mental health and it’s Helpers https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tribe-of-helpers-podcast/id1495479856?i=1000469230618

Aaron Pays A Bill!

Last Friday, Aaron got a true taste of adulthood: he paid his very first bill! Aaron has been working for 6 months now. Although this is not his first job, this job is significant because he is maturing and learning more independent living skills, like paying bills. If possible, persons on the autism spectrum should…

Sibling Love

Ever thought about the relationship between a person with autism and their siblings? Is it any different than the relationship between typical siblings? Find out by reading Aaron and Me: Our Journey on the Spectrum. Bryant shares his life with Aaron, his older brother, who also has an autism spectrum disorder. Aaron and Me will…

The Story Continues

So, what happened next? Well, once we realized that Aaron’s speech and language were not developing in a timely manner, we started with testing to see what was going on. Between the ages of 18 months to 4, Aaron was tested a few times and given speech/language delay diagnoses. He also had difficulties with tying…