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 we
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
My 5-year-old autistic twins, like many people with autism, have some very specific, very intense strengths and interests. And I love this about them! Their passions bring them joy and provide all kinds
In the heat of July, my 5-year-old twin boys begged to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas every day. But I'm not complaining. There's no question that they inherited the Halloween gene from me.
In the autism world, there is perhaps nothing more stock footage than a young child with an alphabet obsession. It's easy to understand why this happens; alphabet-theming is ubiquitous. Visuals, auditory input, tactile
When you have a young child with autism, shared laughter is just a little more special. When either of my twin boys cracks a smile at me and giggles, my heart leaps. My