Accommodation

  • 3 Mistakes Even the Best Parent-Advocates Make

    (Inside: Even the best parent-advocates are making one of these 3 mistakes, but with this post, you can get through them faster or avoid them altogether!) Are you making one of these three surprising mistakes that even the best parent-advocates make? If you are like many of my very best clients, chances are, you probably […]

  • How to Manage Eloping With the Embracing Autism Method

    A birthday party. The park. The therapy clinic parking lot. These are just a few of the places that my son has eloped—running or wandering away from caregivers—from. Maybe you can relate to the moments of absolute terror when your child bolts and your breath leaves you right along with them. Eloping is one of […]

  • 3 Simple Strategies to Manage Autistic Rigidity

    My clients are always asking questions about how to manage Autistic rigidity, and it isn’t always easy. On one hand, you want to accommodate their need for control. On the other hand, you want to help them to be able to be flexible sometimes. And we all know the world won’t let them dictate everything, […]

  • Autism-Friendly Potty Training With the Embracing Autism Method

    Potty Training. The words that send a shiver down the spine of parents of Autistic children everywhere. (And I’m only half kidding!) Whether you have… an Autistic toddler who’s showing interest in the potty An Autistic preschooler who needs to go potty in order to access child care Or a school-aged (or older) Autistic child […]

  • 3 Reasons Autistic Kids Are So Rigid

    Two Words: Autistic. Rigidity. My clients in the Embracing Autism Accelerator program are always looking for new strategies to manage their Autistic child’s rigidity. And if you’re parenting an Autistic child, I’m sure you can relate! See, it isn’t a secret that Autistic children tend to be extremely rigid, whether that looks like… always sitting […]