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April marks Autism Awareness Month and as we contemplate the meaning of this time, we are reminded of a quote […]
Every Child Deserves a Champion
As we look back on 15 years of serving the autism community, we are filled with gratitude for the countless […]
Celebrating 15 Years!
We are happy to re-share this blog from last year that received so much wonderful feedback. We wish for everyone a […]
A New Year to Make Progress
By Kelly Namanja Selecting suitable toys for a child’s holiday or birthday gifts can be challenging, especially when the recipient […]
Holiday Gift Guide for Children with Autism
Podcast: Securing Autism Treatment With Medi-Cal & Medicaid
Each holiday brings a certain magic and wonder.  When you have a child with special needs, it can also bring […]
Every Parent Should Read This Before Halloween
The school year is now in full swing. The once-new backpacks may already be showing signs of distress from their […]
Tips for Making Homework Easier
BE SAFE, Safety and Rights Education for Individuals with Autism
  Medi-Cal will now cover the cost of ABA therapy for families who previously couldn’t afford it or were paying for […]
AST to Expand Access to High Quality Autism Services in South Central Los Angeles Through New Medi-Cal Program
Emerging Technology for Kids with Autism – Chrisopher Flint
Getting ready for the new school year can be a hectic and exciting time. For children with autism (and their […]
Reducing Back to School Anxiety
  Summer is officially here and along with the joy of concluding another school year, comes the challenge of navigating […]
Planning a Fun and Safe Summer for Kids with Autism
We want to take a moment to acknowledge the many extraordinary fathers we see in the autism community.  Moms have […]
Autism Dads – We See You!
Making My Way To Independence – Nick Brode
There was a story in the news this week about twin siblings sharing the stage during their High School graduation […]
Graduation Moments
We are thrilled to welcome Temple Grandin back to our show to discuss the parenting methods that supported her success […]
Podcast: Temple Grandin on Parenting Kids with Autism
This Mother’s Day we are not offering any strategies, there will be no advice or checklists. On this day, we […]
A Mother’s Day Card to Special Needs Moms
As the saying goes, “If you have met one person with autism, you have met ONE person with autism”.  If […]
Autism Awareness Continues
Play dates are a great way to help your child practice social skills, play skills, and communication skills with peers […]
Creating Successful Play Dates for Kids with Autism
My Autism Success Story with Tom Iland – Insights from a Self Advocate
  Anyone who has worked with children can attest to the fact that when you love the work you do […]
Love is a Better Teacher Than Duty
I have 27 years of experience with Autism, because I was born with it. To be able to truly help […]
Advice to Parents from a Young Adult with Autism
Autism is in the news, social media, and even old fashioned print more than ever.  The increasing awareness is great.  […]
Autism 2015: 365 Days to Make Progress
The holidays are as joyful as they are stressful, or is it the other way around? The stress of the […]
Reducing Holiday Stress for Families of Children with Autism
Most people look forward to weekends, a few carefree days that are a reward for the five that precede them. […]
Parent Story: Weekend Regression
The above quote is from our most recent guest on Autism Spectrum Radio, Jennifer O’Toole, founder of Asperkids.  Jennifer made […]
I recently heard a story about a mom referring to her son’s quirky behavior by saying to a friend “You […]