Autism and Teaching Our Children What That Means

Autism and Teaching Our Children What That Means

April is coming to an end which means Autism Awareness Month is also drawing to a close. Don’t let that stop you from teaching your child what Autism means.
As a parent, I am always looking for great ways to introduce ideas on how to teach acceptance to my children. Acceptance of cultures, adversity, those with disabilities, and even those with Autism.

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Autism: What I Wish I Knew Then

Autism What I Wish I Knew Then
Beauty Brite Disclosure

Autism. It’s just a word. A diagnosis. But i look back today and remember the fear this embarked in me when I first heard the word Autism in relation to my child. I have no idea why except the fact that the potential diagnosis of Autism wasn’t something I expected to hear. I didn’t expect to hear Autism when I took my son for his 15 month wellness visit and I mentioned a lack of words. He didn’t talk much at all then. A few babbles and that was it. Before that moment, I don’t even recall knowing anything about Autism. Just that in my eyes it meant there was something “wrong” with my child. A term I had heard in passing but dismissed as something that doesn’t happen to people like me. I also didn’t know then, that Autism is a word not the end of the world.

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Life Is Good Special Edition Autism Awareness Tees

Life Is Good Special Edition Autism Awareness Tees

Photo Credit: Life Is Good

Beauty Brite Disclosure

When our son was diagnosed with Autism, I was ready to embrace the challenge.

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Charm Factory Review

Blog Disclosure
 

As a wife and mom of one son, I am the only “girl” in the family.  I love to have girlie things and just be girlie.  While I love jewelry, I have never worn bracelets.  My husband has spoiled me with a few pieces of jewelry, but never any bracelets.  When I received the opportunity from Charm Factory to do a review of their charm bracelets, I didn’t waste a minute to accept!  Charm Factory bracelets are made from .925 sterling silver, the highest quality silver available.

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