There are so many reasons for parents to read fairy tales and fables to young children! But as as a parent of autistic twins, my biggest motivator is cultural literacy. Cultural literacy is
On a recent visit to my son Harry's classroom, I watched as he and his autistic peers were each told to describe a picture of a rock during a science lesson. One by
My wife and I took our 6-year-old twins, Harry and Luke, who have autism, to the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC last fall. Harry loved the space exhibits, and when
A picture book advent is a fun way to explore the holidays with autistic children and get them ready for a holiday season with friends and family.
Reading seasonal and holiday books is the best way I know of to connect my kids to the cycle of the year. And that connection is critical. Holidays may be challenging for kids
When I came across Toad on the Road: A Cautionary Tale in a bookstore over a year ago, I knew that my autistic twins would love it—and they did, as well as