Affection and Autism Social/Emotional deficits are one of the three common domains that children on the spectrum or diagnosed with autism often struggle to understand. Emotions can be difficult to read or display. Some criticize people on the spectrum for their lack of personal and physical relationships. Other family and friends worry about relationships, emotions … Continue reading Hug, Kiss and High-Five
Most parents notice signs or differences in their child around age 2. The timeline to noticing differences or having concerns about your child's development and getting a diagnosis can take up to 3 years. So, parents have years of trying to find therapists, work with schools and determine what works for their child. It can … Continue reading So you think your child may have autism?
I had two stressful days....well, I've had a stressful four months. Today, when I opened my son's folder from school there was a note from the teacher. There is normally a note. However, today was different. "Max had a great day. He was able to express his needs/wants with us." And then I start … Continue reading Happy Cry