Please Explain Anxiety to Me!

Please Explain Anxiety to Me! Do you have a child that suffers from anxiety? How about a family member? Recently, I discovered this book online, Please Explain Anxiety to Me! I was immediately drawn to this book because of the high prevalence of anxiety in children today. According to the AADA (Anxiety and Depression Association […]

Artie is Awesome, Author Interview and Review

Artie is Awesome, a book written by a Speech Language Pathologist and Parent Are you looking for a children’s book about Autism and/or a communication disorder? Check out this book, Artie is Awesome written by Deidra Darst, speech language pathologist and parent. Deidra wrote to this book to help celebrate the uniqueness of each individual, […]

I’ll Tell You Why..I Can’t Wear Those Clothes

Do you have a child with a sensory processing disorder? This book, I’ll Tell You Why..I Can’t Wear Those Clothes caught my eye a couple of weeks ago on social media after seeing a review of this thoughtful and beautiful book by Noreen O’Sullivan. To read my interview with Noreen, click here! I’ll Tell You […]

Executive Functioning, ADHD and the Student Planner

About Purple Trail I was recently contacted by Purple Trail, a small company that offers various services such as personalized cards, calendars, different types of planners and a variety of stationary. When searching their site, a product caught my eye in its functionality, which is appropriate for this time of year. A Student Planner! Although […]

Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult

Are you a parent of a young adult with developmental disabilities or a social communication disorder? Are you a therapist working with adults with pragmatic deficits? Check out this book titled Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult. Awkward, The Social Do’s and Don’t of Being a Young Adult This book […]

Kid Companions Chewelry: Review and Interview

Do you have a child that constantly chews on their clothing and is seeking sensory input? I am excited to present this guest interview and post with Lorna d’Entremont who helped develop the Kid Companions Chewelry with her daughter, Pierrette. When I received the samples of the Chewelry, I was impressed with the design of […]

Payton is Afraid of Dirt

Do you have a child with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Check out this book, Payton is Afraid of Dirt. Payton is Afraid of Dirt written by Shanna Simpson and illustrated by Idmary Hernandez tells the important story of a young boy struggling with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). As a speech language pathologist for almost 20 years, […]

The Pro’s and Con’s of Homeschooling for a Child with Disabilities

Do you home school your child? Part of what I love about blogging is giving other people the opportunity to share their own perspective and talk about their experiences.  Jackie Nunes is a blogger at WonderMoms.org. She is a former pediatric nurse and now a full-time homeschool educator. She and her husband have three children. […]

How to Build a Hug

How to Build a Hug, Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeezing Machine is a wonderful book to raise awareness of Autism. As a fan of Temple Grandin’s work and mission, I was excited to find this book at my local library written by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville. About The Book As a young girl, […]

Low Tide Island Design, helping people with disabilities

One of my greatest passions is helping individuals with developmental disabilities. In the past 18 years that I have been working with adults with developmental disabilities, I have seen so many struggle to find employment once they graduate high school. Many adults with developmental disabilities get vocational training and unfortunately don’t get the opportunity to […]