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

Nurturing Parents and Educators of Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Nurturing Parents and Heal Longing, Foreboding and Fear   Why do we suffer and experience pain when there is a longing in most people to live in harmony, peace, and compassion?  Why do we experience a sense of unease, longing, foreboding and fear? Healing these reactions is one effective way to nurturing parents and educators. … Continued

Autism and Supporting the Non-Verbal Child

Autism and the Non-Verbal  “When you have a non-verbal child, you must become a non-verbal parent.” I love this quote from parent Caroline Coleman, Cornwall, England talking about her own journey with her now 30-year-old son. Caroline also adheres to the less is more concept in communication. Within the 4-steps of Autism The Spiritual Approach … Continued

Reverse Autism Burnout For Kids and Adults

Reverse Autism Burnout: The First Step in Calming and Connecting to a Child with Autism The first step in Autism: The Spiritual Approach to Intervention® is to reverse autism burnout. I call this Balance Your Energy Bank Account— for both you and the child in your care. Let’s face it. When we get to the point of … Continued

Sandra’s Autism Blog

  Read blog posts now My name is Sandra Alexander. I am the author of Autism: The Spiritual Approach to Intervention and the corresponding guidebook, Children of the Cosmos.Thank you for taking then time to visit my blog. Sign up for FREE book excerpts and contact me directly through our welcoming Experience and Explore website. … Continued

Visualize Your Way to Deeper Connection With Your Child

Most of us who are walking the path of spirit, or at least making the attempt daily, recognize that our thoughts and words have tremendous power to drive our reality. The Marquee Meditation is just one tool in the Autism: The Spiritual Approach to Intervention toolbox and is based on the thought/word creation premise. This … Continued