An neurodiverse adult advises parents on how to help their children learn to laugh at themselves and with others in a positive way. I would always say, “Sorry, blonde moment!” as a cover-up whenever I didn’t understand something right away. Now that I’m back to my natural hair color as a brunette, I guess I

in Autism Parenting Advice by Claudia Addeo, MS

Ah the holidays, such a busy time. From preparing enough food to have leftovers for weeks, to gift shopping for family and friends, there are lots of tasks and traditions that come into play. There is no doubt the holiday season can be overwhelming for the average person; now, imagine those feelings times 10—that is

in Autism Parenting Advice by Claudia Addeo, MS

To the many parents who have children with special needs, I share with you my journey… First, I have some emotional but very serious questions. Do you ever think to yourself, “What is in store for my child’s future?” When parents talk about college for their kids, though it may be early, do you think,

in Personal Narrative by Claudia Addeo, MS