• 10 Habits of Highly Effective Families

    Raising a child is challenging, special needs or not.  Throw in difficulties with sensory integration, executive functioning, and social thinking and those challenges can at times seem insurmountable.  I remember there were days when I coul...
    • 5 Jul 2014
  • Everything is Going to Be Alright

    The following post was publishing in June 2012 from my blog, Taking the Awe out of Autism I love having  a mantra.  Keep calm and carry on is a big one that we use at CIP.  Don't sweat the small stuff  and it's a...
    • 29 Sep 2012
  • Community

    The word community can mean many things.  It can be the neighborhood in which you live.  It can be the school that you attend.  It can be a group of people in which you share a commonality. Like it or not, having a child with auti...
    • 4 Dec 2010
  • How Many Friends Do You Have?

    From my blog Taking the Awe out of Autism.  http://aweoutofautism.blogspot.com   I'm become somewhat addicted to Facebook as a means of self-expression. When I find interesting articles or sources of information, I like to post it...
    • 22 Nov 2010
  • The Teeange Years are Tough

    Taken from my blog Taking the Awe Out of Autism  http://aweoutofautism.blogspot.com One of the interesting things to emerge from my blog is that parents are emailing asking for advice on what to do with their own teens with Autism Spectrum Diso...
    • 3 Jul 2010
  • What I Believe and What I Know

    I had a really great time being a Mom when Jacob was a small child. When he was really young, I was fortunate that I was able to run a successful business from home. This allowed me enough time to taxi Jacob to his various therapies and doctor'...
    • 26 Jun 2010
  • Welcome to my World!

    Hello to everyone out there!  Isn't it a wonderful day in the neighborhood.  It can be, but many times it's not when you have a child with autism. My own journey in the 'hood started in April 1997.  Jacob was 3 1/2 ...
    • 26 Jun 2010