Tag Archives: development

Great Ways To Increase Your Child’s Success In The Classroom

Great Ways To Increase Your Child’s Success In The Classroom

We can all agree — we want our children to learn and enjoy their education.  Because of our children’s needs, we need to be EXTRA thoughtful, creative, and helpful to teachers.  Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have different reactions to environments.  Sometimes they are OVER-STIMULATED and sometimes, UNDERSTIMULATED. Each child is different! Creating… Continue Reading

Up and Coming Autism Entrepreneurs New GPS Prototype Developed in the Name of Lost Child with ASD

Up and Coming Autism Entrepreneurs New GPS Prototype Developed in the Name of Lost Child with ASD

Name: Toron Larkins Age: 38 About: Toron Larkins has developed the prototype for a waterproof and discreet tracker that will track anywhere in the country in an effort to keep loved ones safe. He is married and has three children plus four stepchildren. What inspired you to develop the concept for Track-N-Find GPS Undergarments 4… Continue Reading

Exploring Autism: Handcrafted Art Made by Very Special Hands

Exploring Autism: Handcrafted Art Made by Very Special Hands

It’s almost mesmerizing to watch the young woman’s skillful fingers as they carefully manipulate the thin wire into one-of-a-kind art. The scene is relaxed and movements deliberate as the material is gently shaped using small, colorful  pliers. Diagnosed with autism at age three with minimal social and language skills, 22-year-old Siri Chettipally discovered her talent… Continue Reading

Simple Tips Single-Parents with an Autistic Child Need to Know

Simple Tips Single-Parents with an Autistic Child Need to Know

For thirteen years I single-parented my son, Thomas, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when he was four.  Now Thomas is a 21-year-old college student.  As I look back on our journey together, I can’t help but realize the progress we’ve made.  Single parenting a special needs child was difficult at times.  I discovered that… Continue Reading

5 Primary Tools for Communicative Play with Your Special Needs Child

5 Primary Tools for Communicative Play with Your Special Needs Child

How can we best communicate with our children?  The answer is always their preferred choice of play.  Below you will find a breakdown of the 5 primary tools for communicative play outlined in the pages of Solitary Genius: Discovering the Gifted Child Within. Solitary Genius is a memoir that touches upon the many complexities of communication… Continue Reading