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Empowering My Special Needs Son to Reach for the Stars

Empowering My Special Needs Son to Reach for the Stars http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/empowering-special-son-to-success/

As an autism parent, you find yourself in a lot of unanticipated roles through your child’s life. I’ve found out I was a pretty good playmate, tantrum wrangler, list maker, and scheduler. We are all thrust into roles like attorney, speech therapist, tutor, and reading specialist—roles we have no training for other than it is […]

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How One Restaurateur Makes Eating Out Autism-Friendly

How One Restaurateur Makes Eating Out Autism-Friendly

Restaurant owner Andrew Iredale could hardly be described as a zealous revolutionary. He certainly doesn’t look like one. But he has introduced a radical shake-up in the way that his eatery welcomes autism-affected families—one in which campaigners hope other restaurateurs will now follow suit. As the father of Josh, an eight-year-old boy with autism, Andrew […]

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