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Tips To Financial Planning for Special Needs Kids

Tips To Financial Planning for Special Needs Kids The following is a sponsored post. Why worry about financial planning?  The U.S. Census Bureau says that about 10 percent of Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 suffer some form of physical, mental, or emotional impairment. Many of them are outliving their parents, thanks to…

Boom Autism

How to Welcome Special Needs Children into the Community

How to Welcome Special Needs Children into the Community Autism is the fastest-growing disability in the US. In 2000 the rate of autism was 1 in 150 children. In 2016, the number jumped up to 1 in 68 and some reports find the number is as high as 1 in 28 for boys! Often people…

How the Fiscal Year 18 Appropriations Bill Benefits the Autism Community

The following originally appeared on the Autism Speaks Website.  I am reposting for my readers.    On March 23, 2018, the annual appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2018 was signed into law marking some significant wins for the autism community. The spending package includes what has been called an unprecedented increase to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget as well as the…

smart home

Last Day For Vivint Smart Home Giveaway!

Last Day For Vivint Smart Home Giveaway!   Vivint Smart Home is giving away four smart home systems in April in honor of Autism Awareness Month, for families affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD).     Who’s eligible and how to enter? Any North American household with at least one member with autism spectrum disorder…

Xfinity

Technology and Accessibility Gives Many Independence Thanks To Xfinity

Technology and Accessibility Gives Many Independence Thanks To Xfinity Sponsored Post by Xfinity While Autism Awareness is something we live every day, I love meeting with different brands and individuals who are helping those of us in this community.  This week I was given the chance to attend a local Comcast #Xfinity event and even though I…

autism travel

Traveling Is For Everyone Including Autism Families

Traveling Is For Everyone Travel.  Travel is something everyone wants to do.  From weekend getaways, a family vacation, bucket list exotic locations, and retirement goals. Not only is it fun but travel can be beneficial.  When you travel, you step outside your comfort zone and experience new places and people.  It can boost personal happiness and all…

Are Our ASD Kids Safe In Schools?

Are Our ASD Kids Safe In Schools? Times have changed just since I was in school.  I remember in High School having bomb threats but we never thought we were in danger as it was always just a prank.  Go back 7 years ago and my own child was in a similar situation.  But not in…

Sensory Tools For Individuals With Autism

Sensory Tools For Individuals With Autism DISCLOSURE: Some of the links in this article below are affiliate links. Meaning if you purchase from these, I will earn a commission. There is no fee involved for you. #AmazonInfluencer   It is Autism Awareness month or as we call it, welcome to our daily life month.  But I…

Sesame Place Autism

The First CERTIFIED AUTISM CENTER Theme Park is SESAME PLACE

SESAME PLACE®  BECOMES THE FIRST THEME PARK IN THE WORLD TO BE DESIGNATED AS A CERTIFIED AUTISM CENTER   Sesame Place®, the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street®, in conjunction with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), today announced the completion of a staff-wide autism sensitivity…

Understanding Autism

Understanding Life With Autism

Understanding Life With Autism DISCLOSURE: Some of the links in this article below may be affiliate links. Meaning if you purchase from this link, I will earn a commission. There is no fee involved for you.   Parenting a child is a difficult job but parenting a child on the autism spectrum is even more…

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