Homeschooling High Functioning Autism PDD ADD ADHD


This week, I am very honored to be a part of the Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog Tour, coordinated by Marla at Musings From A Special Needs Mom. While homeschooling looks different in every home, our version of homeschool definitely has some unique qualities as I teach a child with high-functioning Autism (PDD-NOS) and two children with […]

Products for Homeschooling a Child with Autism

Product recommendations for homeschooling a child with autism from a real mom

Homeschooling a child with Autism can be challenging. Providing the occupational therapy yourself can be frustrating. I do both and often feel like I am going to pull my hair out. Products for homeschooling a child with Autism You can combine therapy and school work with these awesome products. Learning Resources LER6900 Time Tracker Programmable […]

Homeschooling a Child with ADD ADHD

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Have a wiggly worm in your home? I have four. Five if you count my husband. Yes, I am surrounded by attention deficit problems and since so many parents are considering the option of pulling their ADD/ADHD children out of public school to home educate, I wanted to share what we have found that works […]

Dealing with Sensory Overload During the Holidays

Tips for parents of kids with Sensory Processing Disorders or other special needs like Autism who are overwhelmed during the holidays.

Please welcome my friend, Kyndra, back to the blog. She always shares amazing advice for parents dealing with children who have sensory issues. Thank you, Kyndra, for helping people like me.  We went to Target the other day. The holiday decorations were up, and the children were so mesmerized by the the blinking and moving […]

Essential Oils of Attention Deficit Disorder

Essential oils for attention deficit problems like ADD/ADHD

The first time I suggested that my husband try essential oils for his ADD, he looked at me with that “please don’t make me smell like a girl” look. Poor guy! He didn’t realize that most essential oils smell natural, and you do not walk away from the bathroom smelling like the fragrance section in […]

The Difference Between ADD and ADHD

The difference between add and adhd

This week is ADD/ADHD Awareness Week and I am giving you a rare glimpse into my marriage. I think many people misunderstand Attention Deficit Disorder and for a very long time, you could add my name to that list. My husband, Bill, was diagnosed about two years ago with Attention Deficit Disorder because I finally […]

Autism Every Day ~ A Book for Parents

Autism Every Day ~ A book for parents of kids with Autism by a specialist and mother who has 3 boys with ASD.

I don’t know if I can count the number of times I have wanted a handbook to explain to me how to deal with Autism and the unique perspective it brings to life’s ordinary and not-so-ordinary moments. When a friend handed me Autism Every Day: Over 150 Strategies Lived and Learned by a Professional Autism […]