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Bussing My Son To The World with Autism

Bussing My Son To The World with Autism

I thought they were kidding when they said my three-year-old son would be taking a school bus to his preschool.  Let me get this straight. My nonverbal, three-year-old son would be taking a bus? By himself? Without me? How is that even possible? Prior to learning he had autism, Lucas was already the baby of… Continue Reading

Important Ways Storytelling Can Benefit Kids with Autism

Important Ways Storytelling Can Benefit Kids with Autism

Storytelling is at the core of the human experience.  Personal stories are what ground us; they give us a sense of purpose and identity. Storytelling helps children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) master language skills, improve listening skills, increase attention span, develop curiosity and creativity, and better understand nonverbal communication.[1] Storytelling is both an inbred… Continue Reading