Dear MOM in the Parking Lot – Guest Blog by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty A note from Marcia.. This guest post is by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog at autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com. Kim’s book Raising Autism: Surviving the Early Years is on sale on Amazon here.…

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10 Things You Should Never Say to Parents of Children with Special Needs
– Guest Blog by Christine Goulbourne

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Christine Goulbourne A note from Marcia.. Christine Goulbourne is a special needs mom, blogger and advocate. This article first appeared on her website.  If you would like to read more of her posts you can sign up to have them delivered directly to your inbox at www.sensoryfriends.com. Christine is a warrior mom to…

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How to Bully Proof Our Schools

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom How many of us still remember bullying incidents that occurred when we were in school? These incidents probably only happened once or twice in our lives, but the pain and those incidents are still etched in our minds as though they happened yesterday. We put the…

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Exercise Does a Body Good!

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Exercise is key for our kids. Just like everything else about autism, helping our kids is complicated.  And helping them get better isn’t the result of doing one thing, but doing many things combined to alleviate the stress on their overloaded immune systems.  Doctors and other…

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