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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…

financial tips

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…

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