autism awareness

What Is Autism? The Basic Facts Everyone Should Know

What Is Autism? The Basic Facts Everyone Should Know

Are you wondering, "what is autism?". There are many myths and misconceptions when it comes to a spectrum disorder. Yet, there are some key basics that everyone should know. To learn more about autism spectrum disorder, keep reading. This brief guide will help you become more aware of autism spectrum disorder and what challenges those living with it face. What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, is a term for a wide range of conditions. Challenges with verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors are seen across the spectrum. There is no one cause of autism. Genetics…
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Autism Around the World | Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

Autism Around the World | Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

Ever wondered how different cultures and nationalities from varied regions, deal with children on the autism spectrum? Just what is Autism Around the World like? Let's jump in to see what resources are available for autistic individuals based on country. Autism Around the World Autism spectrum disorder is a broad range of conditions; characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and nonverbal communication. There is no known single cause for autism spectrum disorder. Research suggests that these delays develop from a combination of genetic, nongenetic, and environmental influences. With it being the kickoff of World Autism Awareness Month, our friends at Meditourz would like…
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Unstoppable, a Song for Autism | The Viral Song for #autismacceptance

Unstoppable, a Song for Autism | The Viral Song for #autismacceptance

Have you heard that viral song about Autism, Unstoppable: A Song for Autism, yet?! As parents of autistic children, we can all use a little inspiration from time to time to remind us your how incredible our journey is! Even more, we need the world to not only share autism awareness but truly begin to change to autism acceptance. So when a story comes along that does that, we need to not only embrace it but share it with everyone.   https://www.facebook.com/UnstoppableSong/videos/162005387848623/ What is Autism? Autism is a developmental disorder. It affects individuals’ behaviors and communication skills. These symptoms can range from…
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47 Inspirational Autism Quotes You Must Know!

47 Inspirational Autism Quotes You Must Know!

Do you want to discover some amazingly inspirational autism quotes or autism mom quotes? Then you are in luck!  These quotes about autism will remind you that autism isn’t something you can always see but there is always a way to make a difference. We have compiled a massive list of Asperger’s and autism awareness quotes that will inspire, educate, inform and bring a smile to your face!   Having the right quote can answer the tough questions, while also inspiring. When looking to answer "what is autism", consider these inspirational quotes as an opening to your conversation. Click here…
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Mightier Giveaway for Autism Awareness Month

Mightier Giveaway for Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month is here, and it's time to celebrate! You guys know I love a good giveaway (check out the other two at the end of this post)! One of my all-time favorite products is Mightier! It's a suite of bioresponsive games designed to help the child regulate their emotions. It is perfect for those with autism, ADHD, and other emotional dysregulation disorders. So what a better way to celebrate this month than with a Mightier Giveaway for Autism Awareness! Our children have been using might for a little over six months now. The results have been a night…
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Autism Awareness Giveaway: “Normal for Me” Book

Autism Awareness Giveaway: “Normal for Me” Book

When it comes to autism parenting, the biggest trap we can fall into is chasing what is "normal for me".  That image we have of the perfect child, what our family should be, and how life should play out.  All too often, we find ourselves comparing ourselves to others who we perceive as "normal." Tamara K. Anderson is an amazing mom of four children, with two of her boys being on the autism spectrum.  She is releasing her emotionally raw and inspiring book "Normal to Me" on World Autism Day, April 2nd, 2019. NORMAL FOR ME NORMAL FOR ME is…
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