• 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 […]

  • Think This Not That Diagnosis Shifts for Parent-Advocates

    Dread. Fear. Panic. Sadness. Overwhelm. These are all feelings that can flood a parent the second they get their child’s autism diagnosis. And that isn’t helped by the doctors pouring into the doom and gloom narrative and making parents even more terrified for their Autistic child’s future. But it doesn’t have to be that way. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Are You in Eggshell City? Here’s Your Next Step…

    Walking on eggshells in your own home just to keep everything perfect for your Autistic child and avoid meltdowns or outbursts? Oh friend, how I have been there! That’s what I call “Eggshell City”, and I was a resident for YEARS. And let me tell you… As a parent with six kids, it gets really […]