Advent with Autism Guide

Autism is our normal. Though we adapt to help everyone thrive as much as possible, our priority is joy when…

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5 Sensory Fidgets That Are NOT Spinners

The fidget spinners are all the rage…everywhere but in my house. I prefer quieter fidgets that engage more of the…

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Autism Homeschool Resources – Fall 2017

We start our homeschool year in September here at St. Nektarios Academy (our school name), but a lot of people…

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Bible Study and Sunday School Vocabulary Board

If you have a concrete thinker or a child with complex communication needs, the thought of studying the Bible in…

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Spiritual Self Caretaking

Decision fatigue is probably the hardest part of being a special needs parent, followed by the stress of constant vigilance.…

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Church Social Conversation Board

Not feeling like part of the church social scene is one of the worries people mention most frequently to my co-author*…

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Visual Schedule for the Episcopal Church Eucharist Rite Two

Just in time for summer travel, I’ve prepared a visual schedule for the Eucharistic Prayer Rite Two of the Episcopal…

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A Guide to Minor Wonderworking

Long before I had four special needs children (That’s right. Four. Another just got an ASD diagnosis.), I loved to…

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How to Sort Autism Facts from Fads

Your child’s behavior seems “off,” and you wonder if they could have autism. Someone you know has been diagnosed as…

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