After Nothing Else Worked, 6-Year Old Finally Does It Himself!

Here’s another peek into the lives of parents who are experiencing extraordinary family fun! A 6-year old boy with Autism did something he NEVER felt comfortable doing… for the first time ever.   He POOPED… on the toilet… twice! His parents had tried everything, potty training for years and nothing had worked. But now, even during […]


Autism: Will Speaking A Second Language Cause More Language Problems?

I’ll quickly go through language acquisition in typically developing children. There are several contributing factors to second language acquisition: Age the child is first exposed to the second language Duration of language exposure Maternal education Socio-economic status Maternal immigration status Maternal language proficiency The Concern Many bilingual parents are concerned about introducing a second language […]


The Silver Lining Of Regressions

Many parents ask me, ‘’My child is improving, but now has regressed. Is all that improvement lost forever?’’ No. There are two types of regression commonly seen when healing your child from autism, and each one actually has a great benefit. The first type of regression is from when you introduce a new aspect of […]


Autism: Regressions While Healing

As you heal autism and see positive changes in your child, you might be scared that what you healed will return. You might fear a regression. You might start obsessing over a potential regression. The best way to stop the fear of regression is before it starts. Easily said, I know, but it takes practice […]


How Can I Teach My Child With Autism To NEVER GIVE UP?

The fantastic way to do it is to let them see you fail at something and not give up.  Can I Tell You A Story? I decided to do some Navy SEAL type training. Mind you, at the time, I couldn’t even do one pull-up. I decided I wanted to do something called a Murph. […]


Autism: How To Encourage While Being Accepting

We love our children. We want the best for them. We want them to be happy in life and to live to their fullest potential. But as parents, sometimes it can be hard to encourage without pointing out their struggles, the things to overcome. So what do you do? I have a solution. Let me […]


Impatience When Healing Autism

Impatience in healing autism is something that often comes up in my work with parents who are healing their children from autism. ‘’We want our children to thrive now!’’ I get it, but we parents, we get frustrated with impatience.