5 tools to get through Christmas (and other family holidays)

By on December 25, 2013

Obviously, with me being from the very small country of Denmark, many of our traditions will have small differences in how they are celebrated, even if they are mostly the same. And aside from that, every family has their own little quirks, so things that will work in one, might not in another.

However, one of the things I hear from many people on the spectrum, and have had trouble dealing with, as well, is family holidays. Christmas...

How to Thrive as a Special Needs Family and Community

By on February 5, 2013

Douglas Baker is a wealth manager and parent of two adult children. His son Scott is 22 and is affected by Autism.

We live in a world that is fast-paced, high-tech, image driven and unforgiving, fueled by sensationalized media and reality television shows portraying what is now considered by many to be “normal”. Add to all of this a special needs newborn, child or adult in a family, and reality becomes a sub-world driven by a lifetime...

Book details coping strategies for families with ASD kids

By on July 11, 2005

Google News reports: Charlotte Observer, NC - 7 hours ago
... Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The group of neurobiological disorders includes autism and Asperger's syndrome. Using a family-centered ...

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