Autism and Meditation: Thirty Seconds to Wisdom and Connection

There are few tools more effective or more useful in achieving deep knowing & inner peace than daily meditation. ~Neale Donald Walsch This simple quote from Neale Donald Walsch brings to mind the great benefits we can achieve from meditation and the hidden surprising link between autism and meditation. As educators, providers and parents, we’ve … Continued

Autism, Autistic, and Other Labels: Words Matter

Let’s talk about autism, autistic, and other labels. Words Matter.It’s been an ongoing issue. The use of autism, autistic and other labels inappropriately. People who live in the world of autism and those who don’t use a variety of labels without thinking and without feeling. We know we need to stop and think before we talk before … Continued

Isabelle Rapin: A Continued Influence on Autism

  Dr. Isabelle Rapin, a continued influence on autism and a renowned teacher, passed away this week at the age of 89. Dr. Isabelle Rapin often expressed that the favorite part of her work was her joy in teaching. She is well known for bringing the concept of autism to the forefront when autism was not … Continued

Autism Self-Care: Making The Most of Summertime Energy

Welcome to Summertime! For parents, educators, and providers working with children on the autism spectrum, summer can become the best time for autism self-care. Sometimes, educators and providers have a summer vacation. Others work year round. Sometimes, parents become full-time primary caregivers for their children on the autism spectrum during the summer. No matter how … Continued