I have a confession to make: I’m a bad autism mom. I own a grand total of 1 autism awareness shirt. I’ve participated in exactly 1 autism charity race (badly, I might add). My van features 0 autism bumper stickers. I almost never share Facebook posts about autism awareness. And why? I’m just too busy […]
Since 2013, autism, Asperger’s syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder were combined into one diagnosis: autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We define where on the spectrum a child is based on the amount of support he needs.
A Google search of “autism resources” brings up more than 67 million hits. So how do you know which resources will be helpful? In honor of Light It Up Blue on April 2, a global ASD awareness campaign, I want to share a list of my recommendations of autism resources.
A couple of years ago, an experience moved me so much that I still remember it as if it was yesterday. The story is particularly relevant as we celebrate Autism Awareness Month.