Social Skills

The Birthday Gift 0

The Birthday Gift

Every year I struggled with what to do for my daughter’s birthday. Of course, my daughter starts planning


4 Tips for Managing Parties and Social Gatherings this Summer

Summer might be over, but, barbecues, outdoor festivals, street parties, family get-togethers and camping out are still things we look forward to…or, if you’re the parent of an autistic child, you may be thinking it’s time for sensory blowouts


Ask the Nurse: Social Interaction Tips

Question: My child is not interactive with other children. What can I do? Answer: A child with special needs requires additional skill development. Social skills are not always learned in...

Got Pool Games? 0

Got Pool Games?

GOT POOL GAMES? When the sun is hot, water is the place to be. Kids in water are natural. Water is also a medium that is perfect for experimenting with...

Emerging Through Autism Through Jewish Music 0

Emerging Through Autism Through Jewish Music

The beginning: My journey in Jewish music (I’m a “newbie” Cantorial Soloist, songleader and teacher) began after our middle son, Evan, was diagnosed with High Functioning Autism, and was singularly...