Tips to Revitalize and Strengthen Your Marriage

The challenges of parenting a child with special needs can put a strain on relationships. Here are a few ideas that could help revitalize your marriage or partnership. “So what are you buying John for your anniversary?” my girlfriend Jean asked me. “It depends on which John you’re talking about because I think I married … Read more

Naturalistic Teaching: Does it Support Autistic Children?

Naturalistic teaching is a branch of applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy that takes on a more natural approach than the more commonly known discrete trial training. In this article we will discuss what naturalistic teaching is, the different naturalistic procedures and if it supports children with autism. What is naturalistic teaching? In the early days, … Read more

10 Great Mother’s Day Necklaces

Personalized Mother’s Day necklaces are some of the sweetest and most meaningful gifts to give. These gorgeous pieces of jewelry can be enjoyed for a lifetime and act as warm symbols of the love a mother has given her children and that love being returned. If you’re looking for a lasting Mother’s Day gift that … Read more

The Truth About How Abortion Affects Your Fertility

Despite remaining controversial – especially in the eyes of legislators – remains a common procedure. Statistics from the World Health Organization show that 61% of unintended pregnancies and 29% of planned pregnancies end in abortion. However, 49% of abortions are unsafe and 97% of these take place in developing countries. There’s a lot of misinformation … Read more

A Guide to Autism Sleep Aids

Whether your child is a toddler or a teenager, chances are if they are having sleep difficulties you have been recommended melatonin by your pediatrician or other specialists. This is a very common recommendation for individuals who struggle to sleep, more specifically for people on the autism spectrum. It is usually the first step that … Read more

Symbols for Autism: What Do They Mean?

What do you picture in your mind when you hear the phrase “symbols for autism”? It might be the puzzle piece, the color blue, the infinity sign, or maybe the butterfly? This article will discuss some of these symbols, what they mean, and how autistic advocates feel about their usage. When researching for this article, … Read more