Autistic Behaviors

  • 5 Things Neurotypicals Do That Autistics Can’t

    (Inside: Autistics have their behaviors pathologized, while neurotypicals do the same things without issue. Here are 5 things neurotypicals do that autistics can’t.) My oldest child is not autistic, my younger son is. It didn’t take me long to realize that because of that simple fact, society viewed their behaviors very differently. Even the exact. same. […]

  • One Super Simple Hack to Avoid Holiday Meltdowns

     This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PoweringTheHolidays #CollectiveBias Christmas is a time of magic, but sometimes it’s also a time of meltdowns… I know you’ve been there… Your kids are SO excited to open the gifts under the tree, they tear open the paper […]

  • 3 Vital Reasons All Autistic Kids Need Sensory Activities & Sensory Play

    (Inside: You’ve got to check out these 3 vital reasons all autistic kids need sensory activities. Adding sensory play to an autistic child’s day is life-changing!) “Have you tried sensory activities?” It was a simple question, but when my son’s OT asked I got nervous… See, to me, sensory = messy. The absolute last thing I want […]

  • Simple 3-Step After-School Routine to Avoid After-School Meltdowns

    (Inside: With this simple 3-step after-school routine you can avoid the after-school meltdowns so that you can actually enjoy the time with your kids after school!) You get in the car to come home from school and you’ve barely shut the car door before it happens. That one is screaming about the other one touching them. […]