Archive for the 'Autism Adventures' Category

Working On Handwriting

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Thumper has a lot of work to do on his handwriting.  His fine motor skills overall are on the weak side, and his hand grip is very loose for a lot of things. His school OT pointed me to an app that he liked using at school, Writing Wizard for Kids.  So we bought it […]

Life Under The Rule Of Mom

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

It has now been 30 school days since the kids have been out of the classrooms.  We are still getting used to all the Zoom meetings and online check-ins. Meanwhile, I am still adding in interesting things – like the fact that today is Jackie Robinson Day, so I had a new book for Rerun […]

Physical Therapy Hopscotch

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

The kids started online school again yesterday, and now that we know they won’t be going back to a school building for classes at all for the remainder of this academic year, we now feel the full weight of what that will mean.  All the kids are now having regular check-ins with teachers – if […]

Autism Awareness Day 2020

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

It is World Autism Awareness Day (and also Friend’s birthday – happy birthday, Friend!!!), so here are my two everyday examples of awareness. I feel like anyone who knows these boys knows how their ASD affects them, but how do I describe the effect that the lockdown is having on these two? Tad is an […]