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The Similarities and Differences Between ADHD And Autism

The Similarities and Differences Between ADHD And Autism Often times people have a hard time telling whether a child has a little bit of a wandering attention, or whether their child’s behavior is an indicator of an underlying condition. However, what should parents discuss with professionals? Often people immediately assume it could be ADHD or ...

By |2020-01-13T11:21:05-07:00January 17th, 2020|Information|3 Comments

Setting Goals For The New Year With The Right Mindset

Setting Goals For The New Year With The Right Mindset Every year, millions of people begin setting goals for their New Year’s resolutions right after the Christmas holiday. Parents and guardians of people with special needs are often harder on themselves than necessary at this time of introspection, both in evaluating what they accomplished and ...

By |2020-01-13T10:40:07-07:00December 27th, 2019|Information|0 Comments

Dealing With Ignorance and Rude Comments

Dealing With Ignorance and Rude Comments People can be mean. That comes as no surprise to people with special needs and their families. Often times people don’t even realize that they are being offensive, but there are many preconceived notions about people with disabilities that people still hold on to. These ideals lead them ...

By |2019-12-19T11:49:43-07:00December 20th, 2019|Information|0 Comments

A Guide For Enjoying The Winter Holidays At Home

It’s the holiday season and lots of companies are trying to prepare parents and families of kids with special needs for the madness of the winter holidays. There are plenty of travel guides and holiday event guides, but there are also struggles that can happen right in your home. The decorations are new, the cooking ...

By |2019-12-16T09:41:15-07:00December 13th, 2019|Information|0 Comments

Understanding and Overcoming Eye Contact Anxiety

Difficulty with eye contact is one of the main struggles for people with autism and one of the first indications that parents and guardians usually have that indicates that a child might be on the spectrum. Eye contact anxiety amongst people with autism usually happens for a number of different reasons, but it’s commonly ...

By |2019-12-13T09:34:20-07:00December 6th, 2019|Information|0 Comments

How To Watch Out For Disability Scammers

It’s just about time for giving season which means it’s also time for scammers to start coming out and taking advantage of people. People with disabilities are often victims of these scams or they are exploited by people looking to make a dollar off of people’s good nature. Some disability scammers are obvious, while many ...

By |2019-12-13T09:45:03-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Information|0 Comments

5 Factors That Make IEP Meetings So Stressful

Often times, meetings between the school and parents of a child with special needs can feel as uncomfortable as they sound and they can be downright hostile. For parents, these meetings can be particularly uncomfortable for a litany of reasons. These meetings can feel cold, accusational, diminutive and dismissive and at the end of it, ...

By |2019-12-13T09:48:57-07:00November 8th, 2019|Information|0 Comments

6 Tips For Going To The Movies With Autism

Going to the movies is a great way to get the family out of the house and enjoy time together while watching the newest pictures coming to the big screen near you. However, for families with loved ones on the spectrum, going to the movies can be a challenging experience ranging from mild discomfort to ...

By |2019-12-13T09:50:22-07:00November 1st, 2019|Information|0 Comments