Autism in Africans

Crying Black woman

  I can still remember the man’s exact words: “how can I tell them, they wouldn’t understand”. They, were his brother and family members living elsewhere in Canada. What he couldn’t tell them was that his son had autism. I Read More …

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An autism meltdown in an airplane leads to a surprising result.

airplane cabin

  Just a couple more weeks and it will be Summer! If you are planning a trip and are worried about travelling with your child with special needs, remember that things aren’t always as bad as we imagine. Whatever situation Read More …

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Build Self Confidence in Children with Autism

Child raking leaves in the Fall/Autumn

Many children need help building their confidence and self-esteem. Children with special needs face even more challenges in this area.  I use the following strategies tobuild self-confidence in my two boys with autism: Play Giving them responsibilities Celebrating their talents Read More …

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To Myself on the Day of My Son’s Autism Diagnosis

Have you ever wished you could go back and give yourself some pertinent advice at an important stage in your life? What would you say to your old self? Here’s what I would have said to myself the day my Read More …

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5 Ways to Give Yourself an Awesome Stress-Busting Massage

The pain was so intense it jolted me awake. I was instantly awake and knew exactly what was wrong. My shoulder and neck muscles had tensed and locked in place. All the strain and stress that comes with being a Read More …

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