Ontario Government Autism Reforms make an already difficult problem much worse for everybody.

The new autism funding system will do one thing and that is clear the waiting list, but unfortunately, not in a good way. The vast majority of parents currently in the system will be financially turfed out of therapy long before their children will reach their potential. The next parents on the wait list will then get therapy for a few months or until their money runs out and so and so forth until the wait list is cleared, although this won’t act Read more...

The Majesty of the Marble Run – a Great Anxiety Reliever for Special Needs Children

There something fun and calming about building a marble run. My son uses it currently to unwind after school, it’s also a great opportunity for his sister and him to use co-operative play and work together to make a structure. Building It develops motor skills, even the act of dropping the marbles into the top receptor as they try to get as many as they can into the opening to have many marbles going at the same time develops eye / hand coordinat Read more...

Our first trip to the dentist with our child with Autism

Many of you who have a child with autism or other special needs already realize that new places and even transitions from one activity to another can be very challenging. One of those great challenges is getting them to visit the doctor or dentist, especially for the first time. Truthfully, the first time for anything has been a challenge. Read more...

How was your day, son? Dealing with your minimally Verbal Child

For the parents of a minimally verbal or non-verbal child it’s hard to know exactly what happened that day. I can tell if my son is happy, tired or anxious but it’s difficult to know how he got that way without his teacher’s insights. Read more...

The anxiety that parents with a child with Autism have in just leaving the house.

When your child is a flight risk for example, how the park is structured is far more important than its distance from the house. Parks that are enclosed by fences from the road are preferable. Parks that are on a side street as opposed to a busy main street is also a factor. Read more...
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