Tag Archives: Angelina McDonald

Issue 39 – Working Together to Communicate Better

Issue 39 – Working Together to Communicate Better

  Dear Readers, Communication can be tough. As we all know, many children diagnosed with autism have a more difficult time developing the language skills they need at first. Nonverbal communication, such as eye contact, hand gestures and facial expressions, can especially be a challenge. While many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) develop communication… Continue Reading

Issue 37 – Making Educational Strides

Issue 37 – Making Educational Strides

    Dear Readers, Just when we finally settled into a summer routine why does the calendar tell us it’s time to transition once again? For many children, the classic build up to the “first day of school” includes picking out special school clothes and meeting new teachers and friends.  But, as we know, a… Continue Reading

Issue 32 – Striving for Independence

Issue 32 – Striving for Independence

Dear Readers, When I think of April, my thoughts immediately go to the vast number of families celebrating National Autism Awareness Month (NAAM). It’s an excellent time to educate about autism, promote awareness and acceptance and reach out to families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With more than two million individuals diagnosed with ASD… Continue Reading