Autistic Brain Owner’s Manual Lesson 3: The Early Nerve Gets the Attention

Our brains starting at the brainstem work from the inside out. There are some types of experience that we process…

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Autistic Brain Owner’s Manual Lesson 2: Reduce Cognitive Load

People like to say that our autistic brains don’t come with an owner’s manual. I’m going to share what I…

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Patron Saints of Autism

For those of us who ask the help of saints in our daily lives, one of the first questions that…

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7 Ways to Act on Your Autism Awareness in Church

Today is Autism Awareness Day. Many people of faith are wondering how they can welcome, engage, and serve with persons…

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Rearing Charles Wallace

How the Murry Family Taught Me to Parent My Children with Autism The gift of great stories is that they…

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The 5 Differences of Autism Homeschools

Starting any homeschool is a matter of looking up your state’s requirements and setting up your school. But once you…

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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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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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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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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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