Yellowstone: Here We Come!


June is shaping up to be a busy month for me. Last weekend I participated in a Ford-sponsored Route 66 road trip and now I’m preparing for a family road trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. This will be our third trip to the region in 13 months but our first road trip. My oldest is a bit nervous about an 11-hour drive on our first day. We will be leaving Phoenix early in the morning and spending {Read More}

Summer Planning for Kids with Autism


While in many areas it is still cold or rainy, we are hitting the 90’s and above here. It is also almost time for school to be out and I will be left with my wonderful son while my husband works his second job. It is time for me to plan out our summer. My son is easily bored and loves to be active, while I have complex medical issues that limit my activity level and stamina, so our days {Read More}

2013 Autism Summer Camps


Summer is just a few months away and now is the time to start applying for summer camps. There are dozens of autism summer camps planned across the nation and I will be keeping this page updated as I receive word of new camps. ALABAMA Summer Camp with High Hopes – Elberta, Alabama Summer Camp with High Hopes is a social camp for children on the Autism Spectrum and their peers ages 5 – 10. ILLINOIS Camp Callahan – Quincy, {Read More}

Structured Summertime Activities…Or Not?


The end of the school year is upon us and that means that it is time to start researching summertime activities, at least it is time for me to do that. Every year as summer approaches I start looking into summer camps or programs that may interest the kids and based on my past experiences, some years I do well and other years I fail miserably. Now that my children are older it is a bit easier for me to {Read More}