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…

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…

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…

Living on Autism Island can be LONELY…

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom As much as our friends try to help us, parents with “typical” kids have no idea how difficult it is to raise a child with special needs. We aren’t just parents, chauffeurs, cooks or in charge of the family’s social calendar. We are physical therapists, speech…

Can A Marriage Survive Autism?

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom Don’t let your mission to help your child, get in the way of what you need to do to keep your marriage working. All children do better with a loving and intact home. My husband has told me the dads he has spoken with often say…