Interview with Author and Illustrator Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack ( is a children's author and illustrator. I was introduced to his work a few months ago when my 4-year-old son Harry selected Frog and Fly from a library shelf. Now we are super-fans. Jeff's picture books, which can feel a bit like graphic novels for… Continue reading

10 Books to Introduce Race & Ethnicity to Kids with Autism

Once upon a time, I imagined my twins inundating me with why? questions. “Ugh. Luke and Harry have entered the “why?” phase!” I’d complain, playing my part. My reality is a little different. My kids are now 4 year olds, with autism and language delays, and they've never once… Continue reading

Interview with NY Times bestselling author (and former special ed teacher) Eric Litwin

If you aren't living under a rock, you are familiar with Eric Litwin. He is the # 1 New York Times best-selling author of the original four Pete the Cat books (Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, Pete the Cat and… Continue reading

Q&A with special ed teacher and former librarian, Tara Brescio

Tara Brescio, a longtime therapist on our ABA team, is a special education teacher, former librarian, and a new mom--the perfect trifecta for this blog. I sat down to get her take on autism and children's books--and of course I got lots and lots of great book recommendations! First, a… Continue reading