Autism and the Double Meltdown

Autism

We went to visit our two children who have autism and who live in a group home. Logan is 17 and Abby is 16. The visit didn’t turn out the way we expected. Abby was […]

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An Autistic Evening

Disability and Faith

One of the purposes of this blog is to increase awareness about autism. As much as I love to share the positive experiences, the reality is that there are some difficult times. I have no […]

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The Side of Autism You Don’t Want to See

Autism

We all love to see the stories of people with autism who are exceptionally bright or who have a savant ability. We are encouraged when we see people with autism who become very successful. We […]

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What Does an Autism Meltdown Look Like?

Autism

One of the misunderstandings about autism is that meltdowns are simply temper tantrums. An autism meltdown is so much more. This is a good video of a meltdown that also includes the mom talking to […]

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What to Do When You See an Autistic Child Having a Meltdown

Disability and Faith

The chances are you have seen a family out somewhere and their child with autism was having a meltdown. You might think back and not find that memory. It is possible that you have seen […]

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What is a Meltdown?

Meltdown

A meltdown for a person with autism is not the same thing as a temper tantrum. This video will give you a good idea of what a meltdown is.

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