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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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 Roman Catholic Mass

Why visual schedules? Autism makes thinking different. To stay in church, a stable visual cue set can help a great…

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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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Parables of the Kingdom for Concrete Thinkers: A Review of The Suitcase by Jane G. Meyer

As you know if you’ve read recent posts, two of my children have autism. One of the gifts of autism…

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Prayer for Literal Thinkers

My oldest daughter has autism and often asks me very specific questions. If I tell her to pray, she asks…

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