Children with Autism & Hypersensitivity – Communication Tips to Help

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Do you shriek when you hear fingernails scrape across a chalkboard? Do you feel icky wearing soggy clothes after you get caught in a rainstorm? If these types of situations make you feel uncomfortable, you’ve experienced a kind of hypersensitive Read More

Holiday Reflections

Friday, December 25th, 2015

Lee Passehl was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was diagnosed with autism at age three. In 2008, he moved to Southern California to study Japanese at Irvine Valley College in Irvine, California. In his spare time, Lee enjoys blogging for Read More

The Developmental Power of Tennis

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Let’s be honest, finding fun activities for children on the spectrum isn’t easy. Depending on the situation, most sports have limitations and finding outlets for these kids to have social interaction and improve their hand-eye coordination is a rarity. While Read More

Focus on Safety: Keeping Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Out of Harms Way

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at-risk when it comes to safety. The list of worries is long, no matter the age of the persons impacted. Some families are too afraid to even think about these issues. Fear may keep Read More

My Songbird Revisited: Still Singing The Truth

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Back in June of 2011, I wrote a blog called “My Songbird Sings The Truth”, which was published by the Autism Society for a Father’s Day special. Mikey, my songbird, was six back then. Now, at 10, he’s a little Read More

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