Monthly Archives: April 2014

TED talk about genetics

Wow, LOTS of interesting information, concentrating on genetics, in this TED Talk by Wendy Chung!http://www.ted.com/talks/wendy_chung_autism_what_we_know_and_what_we_don_t_know_yet?utm_medium=on.ted.com-facebook-share&utm_source=direct-on.ted.com&utm_content=awesm-publisher&utm_campaign=&awesm=on.ted.com_ppos#t-192041

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Apps for ASD children

Many ASD children, especially non-verbal, have more going on in their brain than we give them credit for.  Technology can help draw that knowledge out and open up their world!WRAL.com recently posted an article about the current top 10 rated … Continue reading

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Be watchful

In regards to children with autism, I often say…Be awareBe informedSee things differentlyFind joy in the gift of a childThis article Ten Signs of Autism in Infants gives you some early signs to look for.  With the increase in autism diagnosis, … Continue reading

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About potty training…

At yesterday’s Autism Expo, in Raleigh, I spoke with a couple different experts about one of the current challenges for our grandson…. potty training.They both recommended the same book!  Toilet Training in Less Than a Day by Azrin & Foxx.I … Continue reading

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HIPAA secure Social Network!

Oh, My GOODNESS!While at the Autism Expo in Raleigh today, I had a very nice conversation with a representative of the National Autism Network.  She was telling me about this new HIPPA secure site where (if I understood it correctly) … Continue reading

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WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY!

Did you see this video by the Secretary General of the UN?A serious subject, but the participants will make you smile UN Secretary – General MessageThe perfect day to gift this book to someone you know who is wondering if … Continue reading

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In case you didn’t know

April is Autism Awareness month!  April 2nd is Autism Awareness DAY! April is also the Month of the Military Child.   Remember, military families have children with ASD, too.

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