Monthly Archives: March 2011

A video for Autism Awareness Day


A picture is worth a thousand words they say.  Well I hope that Mateo’s cute face and some stats about Autism will stir some thoughts in people for Autism Awareness month.  April is dedicated to Autism and I am hoping … Continue reading

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Where do the words hide?


I stood in front of the refrigerator pulling out items. Asking “this?” “No!!!” He replied as tears streamed down his cheeks.  His eyelashes wet, eyes wide and brow creased. Then he asked again, it sounded like Regular but anything I … Continue reading

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Finding a Balance, or just something to lean on.


Balance…. So many of us feel like we are walking a tightrope.  Autism can enter your life and consume it.  Soon a whirlwind of therapies…ABA, Speech, Occupational, Physical, Social Group, to name a few.  Plus parent training, potty training, homework, … Continue reading

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How I do it


Over the weekend we got together with my aunt and uncle who we hadn’t seen since Christmas.  We always have a great time with them.  Mateo was running around and chasing his sister Maya around the room, calling “Come on … Continue reading

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Acceptance, understanding and the end of misconceptions


The world of Social Media has really changed things.  Daily Facebook and Twitter fill my wall with articles, tools, sound advice mixed with ridiculous ideas and misinformed individuals. This is extremely powerful.  How many people believe everything they read or … Continue reading

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