Autism Reflection and Prospection

Autism Reflection and Prospection

Thinking About the Past, Moving Forward to the Future Now that Christmas is over, hopefully you will all experience some much anticipated rest.? During this down time, it is a good time to reflect on the prior year and take time to consider the future.? What are your...
Planning for Playdates This Christmas

Planning for Playdates This Christmas

When I talk to parents about their hopes and dreams for their child with autism, their answers are often very similar.  What do they want? They want their child to have a friend. That is the number one thing they desire. I help parents understand the steps in...
Autism and Long Term Perspective

Autism and Long Term Perspective

Attributes That Lead to a Long-term Quality of Life When children receive a diagnosis of autism, parents often start frantically looking for answers.  It’s easy to become focused on the behaviours associated with autism. However, it is important to understand the...

After the Autism Diagnosis

I’ve read many psychological autism diagnostic assessments over the years. They are filled with all kinds of revealing investigative information and quite often contain multiple pages of recommendations for families about “what to do” with their child now that they...

Hope for Autism

Most current autism treatments are very limiting in what they can offer your child. This lack of options often leads to parents feeling an increasing loss of hope for the future independence and quality of life for their child. The good news is, it doesn’t have...