First Day of School – 2nd and 5th Grades!


The 2011-2012 school year is officially underway and I now have a second and fifth grader!

It’s Back To School Time: 2011-2012 School Year

School Supplies

If you’ve followed my blog for any amount of time then you’re aware that my family recently moved. The new district follows a modified year-round schedule, which means that the first day of the 2011-2012 school year is on Monday. Yes, Monday, July 25, 2011.

Sensory Savvy Parenting!


Compliments to our Blogger Network, from Autism Asperger’s Digest magazine. Sensory Savvy Parenting! By Britt Collins, M.S., OTR/L Your first child. What an exciting, wonderful, and anxious time it is! When you found out you were pregnant, you probably read stacks of baby books, and read even more as your baby grew into a toddler. When you discovered your child was on the autism spectrum, you undoubtedly searched out any and every book you could find that would help you {Read More}

Proposed Medicaid Changes and Adults with Autism


The battle of the budget, deficit reduction and the debt ceiling rages on in Washington. The proposed Medicaid changes could have a significant impact on adults with autism. The following is an executive summary by the Autistic Global Initiative (AGI) concerning the proposed Medicaid changes: Executive Summary: Response to the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making for CMS-2296-P, Medicaid Program Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers Submitted by A Four-State Alliance for ASDs Adult Community Housing & Living and The {Read More}