If Only I Had Known a Parent Perspective

If Only I Had Known a Parent Perspective

Parenting is not for the faint of heart. It can be one of the most demanding and challenging jobs you’ll ever have. Add to that a child with special needs and the job can become downright overwhelming. Although there is no secret playbook or magic formula that can...
Ease Transitions with Visual Schedules

Ease Transitions with Visual Schedules

New places, new routines, and new experiences are an inevitable part of life. For some kids, “new” is exciting, but for others “new” means scary and overwhelming. An invaluable resource for helping individuals navigate new experiences is the visual schedule....
In-The-Know about Nose Blowing

In-The-Know about Nose Blowing

Achoooo! ‘Tis the season for cold, runny, and stuffy noses. If you’ve ever struggled to help your child to understand how blow their nose, I have a few fun strategies and pieces of information for you.Caution: It may be best to practice this skill when...
Boost Program: A Parent’s Perspective

Boost Program: A Parent’s Perspective

Years ago, when my son first received his autism diagnosis, I was lost on where to turn.I knew my son needed therapy to help him in areas where he was struggling, and I knew I needed support on how to help him at home. A friend of mine referred us to CI Pediatric...