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On what was supposed to just be a classroom assignment has now turned into a viral, vulnerable, and touching poem created by a boy on the the autism spectrum. Ten year old Benjamin Giroux wrote a poem titled “I am”. After his parents read the poem it turned into something more for his family – a clear and raw glimpse into his life with autism.

On what was supposed to just be a classroom assignment has now turned into gaining a raw glimpse into life with autism for this ten year old boy.

Website that helps promote self-care independence for children who are on the autism spectrum.

Website that helps promote self-care independence for children who are on the autism spectrum. These tips will work with strong willed kids, ADD kids, check it out

Sensory Tip for Fidgeting Kids- bungee cord around chair legs for fidgety feet

Sensory Hacks to Focus a Fidgety Child (That don't involve a Fidget Spinner)

#Autism Awareness  #MIAutismWonders www.facebook.com/miautismwonders

Mommy & daddy, I feel safe with you. I release my frustrations while with you because I know you will understand.

Do you have a child who is autistic, learning disabled, or has other special needs? Think you can’t homeschool? Come and learn from our panel of experienced homeschool mothers sharing their tips and advice on homeschooling special needs children.

Homeschooling A Child With Special Needs

Do you have a child who is autistic, learning disabled, or has other special needs? Think you can’t homeschool? Come and learn from our panel of experienced homeschool mothers sharing their tips and advice on homeschooling special needs children.

"Gaaah! Why do they do that?!" ...Turns out kids have good reasons for picking, pulling, and chewing. What causes body-focused repetitive behaviors, and what you can do to help. Does your child slip into these patterns? Does it concern you?

Hair Pulling! Skin Picking! Nail Biting! Oh, My!

These habits, hair pulling, nail picking, ect. known as body-focused repetitive behaviors, upset and mystify parents of ADHD children.

How to tell your child about Aspergers diagnosis: Written by someone who is on the Spectrum.  Because, on some level, you already know.

How to tell your child about Aspergers diagnosis: Written by someone who is on the Spectrum.

A letter I would have written my parents when I had my first meltdown | Blog | Autism Speaks

This post is by Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro, a motivational speaker and author on the autism spectrum.

Feat: +Kids Must Move - New Online Course Uses Movement to Unlock Learning +Top 10 Tips for Rekindling Marriage When You Have a Child with Special Needs +Temple Grandin Encourages Kids with Autism to Live Life to the Fullest +Becoming a Father- I Remember the Special Day Clearly +Parties: How to Make Communication a Piece of Cake for Kids with Autism +Practical Help for Blending Stepfamilies Affected By Autism +and so much more!

Issue 48 - Connecting and Communicating with Autism

The newest issue of Autism Parenting Magazine is now available! Check out the article by AAPC Authors Carol Burmeister and Sheri Wilkins on strategies for stress-free travel ! Page 63

Great article on fort building...read it, it's good.  Or don't, and skip to the last page where the tips are bullet-pointed.

Lessons in the Art of Pillow Fort Construction

Lessons in the Art of Pillow Fort Construction.Me and Matt will have some fort building

How about a cute apraxia twist?  Apraxia Awareness Day 5/14  Autism Awareness #FashionFriday

There are many ways you can support Autism Awareness, even beyond the month of April. I've put together a few outfits to show different ways you can support Autism and

11 People With Autism Explain What Stimming Feels Like.  Very enlightening information that will help you see what your students do differently.  Read more at:  http://themighty.com/2016/01/11-people-with-autism-explain-what-stimming-feels-like/

11 People With Autism Explain What Stimming Feels Like

Top 15 Sensory Strategies for Homework!  The sensory strategies apply to ALL children, and are of utmost important for sensory kiddos

Top 15 Sensory Strategies for Homework! The sensory strategies apply to ALL children, and are of utmost important for sensory kiddos - ADD / ADHD