April is Autism Awareness Month and there are always a variety of different events happening to raise awareness.  We have “Light it up Blue” on April 2nd where businesses light up blue for awareness.  We have a multitude of walks, runs, and sporting events that are all being held to raise awareness.  All of these

in Autism Advocacy by Lisa Timms, MS

These days it takes a little more than a village to find a place out in the world that would be enjoyable for your child with autism.  So what’s a father from Pennsylvania to do when he’s looking for a safe and fun place to take his son?  He creates an app so he can

in Autism News by Lisa Timms, MS

Many studies have been conducted on the positive effect a pet can have on your health.  A pet can be comforting if you are upset, they can lighten your mood as you play with them, and of course you have their companionship and unconditional love. Studies have also shown that pets can help improve social

in Social Skills by Lisa Timms, MS