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Life’s a Beach!

Life’s a Beach!

Autism parents relax, reconnect and recharge at the  annual National Autism Conference Warm breezes. Cool, white powdery sand between your toes. The sound of waves and seagulls. Sipping a cool… Read more »

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Family camping provides memorable opportunities when autism is a factor Planning a vacation can be challenging for families with a child on the autism spectrum. Instead of the usual hotel-based… Read more »

Green Home…Healthy Kids

Green Home…Healthy Kids

For over a decade, I’ve been writing about harmful chemicals in our environment and how they jeopardize our children’s health and development. We have made significant strides in identifying, controlling and… Read more »

The Transition to Adulthood: Planning Ahead

The Transition to Adulthood: Planning Ahead

When my son Jeremy reached 22, he left the auspices of the school district. Like many on the spectrum, his interests and needs were varied and he didn’t fit into… Read more »

Success on the slopes

Success on the slopes

Passing the skiing tradition along to the next generation has multiple benefits—especially when autism is a factor… I went on my first ski trip during my freshman year of college…. Read more »

Autism Skis at Extreme Sports Camp

Autism Skis at Extreme Sports Camp

Got Autism? Get Moving! Imagine a ski vacation where everyone in the family is having fun and learning to ski—including your child with autism. Through its Autism Skis program, Extreme… Read more »

Autism Hits The Slopes

Autism Hits The Slopes

Adaptive skiing programs provide ASD kids and families with invaluable health benefits and lifelong memories… I love to ski. I love mountains and I love snow. Skiing gives me a… Read more »

Your Child’s First and Best Advocate: You

Your Child’s First and Best Advocate: You

Whether it’s one voice helping one child, or many people joining together to effect change, advocacy can make a world of difference… Twenty years ago, I was just about to… Read more »

Make Your Move

Make Your Move

Turning interest into activity can boost your spirit – and your health… If you read the average women’s magazine (which I hope is far down your reading list after you’ve… Read more »

Taxing Matters…

Taxing Matters…

A little diligence can make a big difference at tax time. As the parent of a child with autism, I know all too well the high cost of treatments, therapies… Read more »



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