Special Cookies {Autism Awareness Month}

When I discovered these cookies on Pinterest I just had to share them. I clicked on about 15 different images taking me to spam websites but I kept searching and finally found where this picture originated from. These cookies are from the blog, The Sweet Adventures Of Sugarbelle. The cute labels can be found over … Read more

Puzzle Piece Jewelry {Autism Awareness Month}

Puzzle pieces are a well known symbol for Autism awareness. Here are a few of my favorite pieces of jewelry for the mother or grandmother of a child with Autism. {Click on the images to be taken to the websites they come from} *** *** *** *** ***

Light It Up Blue Today {Autism Awareness Month}

Light It Up Blue, in its third year, is a unique global initiative by Autism Speaks to help raise awareness about the growing public health concern that is autism. Iconic landmarks around the world will Light It Up Blue to show their support on April 2, 2012 – World Autism Awareness Day. HOW YOU CAN … Read more

1 In 88 Is Not Just A Number {Autism Awareness Month}

(Update 4/26/2018:┬áCDC estimate of autism prevalence increases to 15%. Now 1 in 59 children.) (Update 4/2/14: The new numbers are 1 in 68.) 1 in 88. That’s the new number that’s being given from the CDC. 1 in 88 children have Autism. My son, Lucas, is one of those 88. I see it when he … Read more

Stories Of Autism & Firefly Nights Photography

In December, Lucas was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We found out about this wonderful non-profit, Stories of Autism, that is “dedicated to heightening autism awareness through the exhibition of its portraits and stories of children and adults on the autism spectrum.” They match children who have Autism to a local photographer to tell the … Read more

Free Resources For Families From Autism Speaks

Lucas was diagnosed as being on the Autism Spectrum on Tuesday and since then I have spent hours looking for resources to help me understand Autism and how best to help him. I came across some free resources offered by Autism Speaks. One is a 100 Day Kit to help families make the best use … Read more