Autism

DeStress This Holiday Season With TouchPoints

DeStress This Holiday Season With TouchPoints

Stress and anxiety are common topics these days and those who suffer from it is becoming a topic we are talking about more and more. Bring on the holiday and stress can go through the roof and seem unsurmountable. With higher stress, more than likely, you are getting less sleep. Panic attacks happen more frequently(…)

The Inspiring, True Story Of One Young Man’s Struggle Growing Up With Autism

The Inspiring, True Story Of One Young Man’s Struggle Growing Up With Autism

At the tender age of four, Andrew Edwards was diagnosed with severe autism.  With a complete lack of compassion, the medical specialist who diagnosed him told his mother, “Go home and watch Rain Man.  In all probability your son will be institutionalized.”  Determined to provide her son with the best life possible and prove that(…)

Cookie campaign is more than just a bake sale for Panera Bread manager

Cookie campaign is more than just a bake sale for Panera Bread manager

Dayton Children’s Hospital became a second home to Kevin Teall and his wife, Dominique, after the birth of their twins in 2012.  “Aiden and Evan were born at 27 weeks and spent almost five months in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU) at Dayton Children’s,” said Kevin, the general manager of the Panera Bread bakery-café(…)

When Your Child Tantrums, They Lose Themselves And See You

When Your Child Tantrums, They Lose Themselves And See You

By: Lynette Louise aka THE BRAIN BROAD  Use This Teachable Moment With Intention  My three-year old grandson was on the ground screaming and thrashing in pain. I was squatted beside him waiting for a beat of quiet within which to respond. We were tightly sandwiched into a closet converted office space, and part of me(…)

Mom “Spot” Light – Lorrie Servati

Mom “Spot” Light – Lorrie Servati

What one word best describes your current state of mind?  flexible What inspired you to begin blogging? What do you blog about? Complete this sentence: “I blog because….  I blog because I want to document my #Autism child’s progress, share our experiences with other families and, hopefully, make a difference in how society thinks about(…)