Sensory Diets

Hi there!  Here is a link of sensory diets for those on the autism spectrum disorder.  It was a new idea to me since my children on the spectrum are older. Why are sensory diets needed?  To quote from the Sensory-Integration-Tips-to- Consider link: “To understand how the senses all work...Read more

Are you eligible for an RDSP?

Hi there!  Here is a link that will help you find out if you are eligible to receive a registered disability savings plan if you live with autism. https://rdspcanada.ca/autism-qualifying.html Talk at you later –Share if you care! Always – V’RonRead more

“A place at the table” — A social paradigm

Hi there!  Recently our household went through adjustments as one of our young adult children had a relationship change from dating to “being just friends”. Having now lived through the adjustment — with those on the spectrum– I thought I might explain the adjustment with a social paradigm picture. A...Read more

Autism’s Missing Puzzle Piece

Hi there! Today my husband asked me to do a search on “aluminum, China and Autism”. He said his boss indicated that new scientific evidence has been discovered.  I found an article by  J.B. HANDLEY dated February 22, 2017 for which I have provided a link.  The author is a...Read more

Fragile X and Autism

Hi there!  More and more I meet people in my day-to-day interactions that are struggling with children that live with various problems.  I sometimes think that there are just more children affected with severe conditions — while at other times I consider that it might be simply that it is...Read more

Industry noticing families struggling!

Hi there!  I was reading about corporations finally helping out families of those with ASD or “simply special needs”.  The following quote really hit home because it is our story all over the world. “They were astonished to hear tale after tale of dramatic stressors in the lives of parents...Read more

“Neurodiversity Friendly”

Hi there!  A friend and colleague — Thanks TZ — just sent an article my way which out-lined the changes coming to major corporations which are influencing other corporations throughout the world. U.S., Germany and other countries are putting in place the office systems required to be able to hire...Read more

ODSP Application Process

Hi there! Since I was going to do Ontario Disability Support Program process once again for my second child with disabilities I thought I would throw up my a blog my process I go through just in case it helps someone else.  ODSP is an short form for the Ontario Disability...Read more

ON Government aid to ASD Canadians

Hi there! Live streaming today is the details of the $533M autism program:     MEDIA ADVISORY Ministry of Children and Youth Services Minister of Children and Youth Services to Make an Announcement June 7, 2017   Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services, will make an announcement at...Read more