• One Quick Tip to Help Your Autistic Child Handle Transitions

    When I started my Embracing Autism Accelerator program, I found myself answering question after question the same way… “That’s not a sensory struggle, that’s a transition struggle“ “That’s not a demand problem, that’s a transition problem“ “That’s not a communication struggle, that’s a transition struggle“ So if you’ve been struggling to help your Autistic child […]

  • The (Pretty Big) Problem With Teaching Size of Problem

    If you scroll social-emotional learning on Pinterest, it won’t be long until you see a plethora of activities that promise to teach “size of problem, size of reaction”. If you’ve never heard of it, the goal of this is to teach our Autistic children that if a problem is small, they should have a small […]

  • 3 Reasons It’s Totally Okay to Suck at Consistency

    Honesty Time: I’m flakey AF. Am I allowed to say that? Whatever, I’m saying it. I straight up SUCK at consistency. Between my own lack of executive functioning, my chronic health struggles, and the fact that I’m an Autistic adult raising 6 neurodivergent kids with my ADHD partner, pretty much nothing in my life is […]

  • What is a Parent-Advocate Plan (And Why You Need One)

    “Everyone tells us what NOT to do, and no one gives us a real plan” “The advice feels so random and contradictory, how do I actually put it all together?” “Can’t someone just tell me how to be the parent-advocate my kid needs?” Sound familiar? If so, you aren’t alone. The truth is, most of […]

  • You Can’t Love Your Child & Hate Their Autism

    “I love my child, but I hate autism” I hear this phrase all the time, and every time it breaks my heart. And I want to be clear… If you are a parent who’s said this, I don’t doubt that you love your child. I don’t doubt that for one second. But no matter how […]

  • 3 Strategies to Accommodate Your Autistic Child

    If there’s one thing that all of my clients have in common, it’s the fact that they desperately want to accommodate their Autistic child. “I just wish I could help them feel comfortable” “I can’t seem to help him stay regulated” “She’s so frustrated that we don’t understand what she needs” Parent-advocates want to help […]