Surfers Healing

Our Personal Story With An Incredible Organization I only get to the ocean a couple times a year, and as a periodic surfer, I completely understand the incredible physiological effects of catching waves. There is something so magical about allowing God’s wonderful creation to pick you up and move you across a watery landscape. If […]

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The Delicate Balance of Transparency

What we say about our autistic kids and how we say it will affect their future The theme of this entire blog platform is geared toward helping young parents in their journey with autism. Very little of it (so far anyway) has to do with autistic adults. But one fundamental ingredient all parents need to […]

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Find Your Child’s Champion

Extraordinary relationships for autistic kids In my upcoming book, I Wish Someone Had Told Me, I write about the importance of finding your autistic child’s champion. As a parent of an autistic child, you are the most important person in their life, hands down. But that doesn’t mean you’re the only important person in their […]

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Unconventional

Sometimes when we are trying to help our kids through chronic struggles, we flat run out of ideas. My son deals with a lot of fear when it comes to some common things in life. Jamie and I work and work toward helping him through those fears, but sometimes we lose hope that he will […]

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Getting Past the Definitions and Identities

If you have not been diagnosed with autism, and your child has, what was the first thing you thought when you got your child’s diagnosis? I’d be willing to bet it was something like, “My child has autism, they will not be defined by autism , therefore they are not autistic.” I did this very […]

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