Ten Tips for helping People With Autism

This post contains affiliate links. I recently read the book, “The Autism Revolution: Whole Body Strategies For Making Life all it Can be” by Martha Herbert, MD, PhD with Karen Weintraub, published by Harvard Medical School. The author does not claim to have found the cure for autism. Instead she informs the reader of what […]

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Video Self Modeling: Teaching Special Kids Using Video!

  Bethany has loved watching herself, family members, and friends on video ever since I uploaded the very first video of our family’s daily adventures to our YouTube channel! She’s gotten into the habit of choosing a  new favorite every week or so and watches it over and over and over again! She never seems to […]

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7 Books I’m Currently Reading or Will be Reading Soon!

I thought I’d share with you the variety of books I’m currently reading and/or getting ready to read soon! There are seven books on my reading list. You’ll notice that there isn’t a work of fiction among them. That’s because I prefer reading to glean information! My favorite books are those that teach me something! […]

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Autism Parenting Books I’m reading

I’m excited about the two autism parenting books I recently purchased! Being the mom of an autistic daughter, I already have quite a few autism parenting books in my collection. I’ve got books on toilet training your autistic child, preparing your autistic child for school, and how to handle meltdowns. While all these books have […]

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“The Love Letters” Children’s Books Give Away!

I’m hosting “The Love Letters” children’s books give away! I was given this is a set of three books, beautifully written by Soraya Diase Coffelt and delightfully illustrated by Tea Seroya, to review. After doing so, I decided they would make a perfect children’s book give away! The purpose of these three books is to […]

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It’s Disability Resources Month at Faith, Hope, and Love!

It’s a new month and it’s time for a new topic here at Faith, Hope, and Love! Our new topic for February is disability resources! Since the disabilities we deal with in our family are brain injury, autism, epilepsy, and aggressive behavior, these are the issues, I’ll cover first. After that, I’ll get into and […]

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The Reading Lesson: A Curriculum Review

The Reading Lesson: Teach Your Child to read in Twenty Easy Lessons I was recently given the exciting opportunity to review a cute, new (to me) award winning reading program called, The Reading Lesson, written and designed by Michael Levin, MD., a child psychologist with extensive knowledge in child brain development and Charan Langton, M.S. […]

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Every Child Welcome: A Book Review

It has been my frustrating and disappointing experience that most churches I’ve visited or belonged to over the past thirty three years, have been found lacking in understanding, compassion and accessibility for not only special needs children, but also adults who have special needs as well. To be fair, there was the ONE church where a […]

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Good Reads for Special Needs

Welcome to this week’s collection of Good Reads for Special Needs.  These are my choices of articles, books, and resources that I believe will be of particular interest to individuals and families affected by special needs! A Presidential task force has been set up to issue recommendations and encourage police departments to be more mindful […]