I remember scrutinizing the autism symptoms checklists in the months after my kids turned two. Somewhere on every one of those lists you would be sure to find turning over toy cars and
Books that you can sing along to are often the best choices for kids who really struggle with storytime. As a parent of 5-year-old twins with autism, I've developed a huge collection of
I want my sons to be as independent as they aspire to be in life, and that means encouraging them to do things for themselves. More and more, an important daily living skill
Matching colors, sorting by color, and the receptive and expressive labeling of colors—these are some of the first skills I remember my twin boys working on with their ABA therapists after being
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.
Both of my twins' autism preschools use an oversized calendar during their morning circle times. Kids manipulate velcro components to update it daily and learn about the concept of day, month, and year,