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SENSORY FRIENDLY SANTA VISITS

 2018 SENSORY FRIENDLY SANTA VISITS   A series of special events across the country will offer calmer environments for children with disabilities to enjoy some one-on-one time with Santa Claus.     “ Caring Santa”, “Santa Cares”, and “Sensory Santa*” are coming to a mall near at participating malls!  Over 400 malls and other shopping destinations…

Warner Boys

A Family’s Story of Autism and Hope

The Warner Boys: Our Family’s Story of Autism and Hope   Autism can be a struggle not only for the individual but also the family.  One family shares their journey with Autism.  The Warner Boys: Our Family’s Story of Autism and Hope is an emotional, revealing memoir of one family’s life in seclusion—and the love, strength, and faith it…

autism certified

AUTISM VISITORS WELCOMED TO ATLANTA

AUTISM VISITORS WELCOMED TO ATLANTA   Atlanta is filled with events and things to do.  Nightlife, restaurants, family attractions, history, and even beautiful parks.  While the state still has changes to make when it comes to Autism reform, the city is actually very autism-friendly.   If you follow our Monthly Sensory Events, you will find many…

Our Autism Fight Is Personal

Our Autism Fight Is Personal   The following is a shared story by author J.B. Handley.  There are many theories out in the media and just as many personal stories.  The following thoughts and opinions are not mine but sharing per permission.     By J.B. Handley,  Author How To End The Autism Epidemic My wife, Lisa, and I…

Moms

Millennial Moms Raising Kids with Special Needs

App for Millennial Moms Raising Kids with Special Needs   Most moms of special needs children all have one thing in common.  Feeling alone.  Your friends and family love you sure.  But they don’t really understand the work, pain and even fear.  Wolf + Friends wants to end this.  When you feel alone,  you’re not. There’s an…

Wish Grants

AUTISM WISH GRANTING/GRANT SITES

AUTISM WISH GRANTING SITES   Not all of these grants are for terminally ill kids. There are even some things for adults too. A ACT Today!  Helping families who have a child on the Autism Spectrum with care and treatment.   Angel Autism Network. Families living in Wisconsin.  Can apply for up to $500 per year. …

Thomas Land

REVIEW OF THOMAS LAND AT EDAVILLE FAMILY THEME PARK

REVIEW OF THOMAS LAND AT EDAVILLE FAMILY THEME PARK   Our family was given a complimentary visit, but all opinions are my own.    Edaville started in 1946 by Ellis D. Atwood who built a railroad 5 ½ miles long around his 1,800-acre plantation of cranberries. He used the trains to service his bogs as well as…

Box Subscription That’s Naturally Sweet

Box Subscription That’s Naturally Sweet I received a Pamper Me Pantry box for review. No monetary compensation was given and all opinions are my own.  Please note this blog does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your healthcare practitioner.   Since Lil Man was first diagnosed with Autism, one common thing…

Autism SummerFest

Autism Awareness Summerfest Boston

Autism Awareness Summerfest Boston   This is your chance to meet and mingle with celebrities and help with autism awareness at the same time!  E-Money and Donnie Wahlberg are both locals to the Boston area and as friends do, get together.  What started as a party among friends turned into a fund-raising idea.  Only 100…

Sensory Zoo

Roger Williams Park Zoo Joins Sensory Initiative

Roger Williams Park Zoo Joins Sensory Initiative   Individuals on the autism spectrum take in information from their five senses as do neurotypical people. The difference is they are not able to process it in the same manner as their neurotypical peers and can become overwhelmed by the amount of information that they are receiving…

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