Autism and Travel

Traveling with Autism Traveling is a bit more complicated when you have a child on the autism spectrum, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. With some advance planning and a good safety strategy, you can make transitions and time in transit a lot more manageable. Read more.

Planning a Move with Autism

Moving with Autism | YourStorageFinder If you have a loved one with autism, you know how important predictability and routines are. All of that goes out the window when you have to pack up your house and move. Whether it’s around the corner or to a new country, relocating can be especially difficult for a family member who is on …

Creating an Autism Friendly Home

Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder | BigRentz When you have a child or family member on the autism spectrum, creating a safe and functional home environment is an important task. Autism can have a huge impact on an individual’s development, lifestyle, and social connections. People on the spectrum can be particularly sensitive to lights, sounds, and …

Helping Children with Autism Sleep

Autism and Sleep: How to Help Your Child With Autism Sleep Soundly It can be difficult for children with autism and other special needs to fall asleep and stay asleep at night. Those lost hours of slumber not only take a toll on the children – who may be more irritable and prone to behavior problems – but also on …

Creating a Home Atmosphere of Solitude to Help Cope with Adult Autism

When you’re on the autism spectrum, the qualities that make up a soothing home atmosphere require a lot more consideration. As those diagnosed in childhood grow into adults, they may discover that the specific daily challenges they run into are changing, but the need to have a tranquil living space remains ever-important. In this guide, we will discuss the modifications …

Guide to Student Disability Protections and Plans

Parents of students with disabilities may have a lot of questions when sending their children to school. Will the school adequately support their child? What laws are put in place to ensure their safety and success? To help answer some of these questions and more, our team created a guide that is directed primarily toward parents of students with disabilities, …

How to Cope with sudden illness or disability

Illness and disability might come in many forms. Some illnesses and disabilities have to be faced from birth; others are developed during people’s lifetime. They can come on suddenly or gradually develop over many years without the person knowing about it. People are usually genetically predisposed but illnesses can also be the result of the polluted environment or the lifestyle …

Bullying and Disability Harassment in the Workplace: What Youth Should Know

This InfoBrief is designed to help youth, including youth with disabilities, recognize signs of bullying in the workplace, and to recognize how bullying differs from disability harassment. The brief offers examples of bullying situations at work and offers strategies to help address the issue. Much is understood about the negative consequences of bullying at school, but youth should also be …