Exploring San Diego with Kia’s Eco Dynamic Cars

  There’s an old saying that Los Angeles folks live in their cars. The fact is, LA is quite spread out which means that getting from point A to point B takes quite a bit of driving time. areas with lots of space between many destinations. Now add this fact, as a parent to a… Read More

Terror Attacks: Nine Tips that Can Save Your Life

An uncomfortable topic at best and horrifying to many it is time for parents to discuss with kids tips what to do in case of a terror attack.Mmeorizing and following these simple tips can save your life. Sadly, today the world experienced another terrorist attack on British soil. This news comes in the wake of… Read More

Traveling with Autism? Pack a SCOTTeVEST Quest Vest

While traveling, one of the most important and often overlooked tools is the pocket. Travelers, especially those with kids, will often find they run out of room in their pockets during their travels. SCOTTeVEST company hopes to help mitigate this challenge by creating clothing with many pockets placed strategically to keep one valuable’s safe and… Read More

Fidget Toys are IN and we hope they are here to stay!

It’s not every day that a toy first created for people with autism or anyone who stims becomes a viral sensation. Last month, the fidget cube got thrown into the limelight.  This toy, which originally started on Kickstarter, is a small square box with different sensory stimulating exercises from pressing buttons to clicking switches to rotating… Read More

Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 -Should You Take the Kids?

Many fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe were happy to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 when it opened this week. Though I’m personally not as invested in this series, I still greatly enjoyed this movie when I went to see it with my son a few days ago as part of Ford’s promotion… Read More

The Tile App Tracker :Should you Buy or Pass?

Everyone misplaces items at some point. But people with conditions such as autism or ADHD tend to frequently lose things, leading to frustration, arguments, and meltdowns. The Tile App Tracker can help families with autism by giving them the ability to locate their important items all on their phone. Just like how some people will press… Read More

Seven Reasons Why We Loved #Autfest Festival

A few days ago, we attended Autfest, the first of hopefully many movie festivals dedicated to autism. This year’s festival, which is the brainchild of Ed and Matt Asner along with The Autism Society of America, featured fifteen movies made about living with autism and by those living with autism. Attending celebrities included Ben Affleck for The… Read More

Nine Ways VELCRO® makes Life Easier with Autism

Every mom with a special needs kid has three lifesavers. Bubble wrap, duct tape, and VELCRO®. Bubble Wrap protects, Duct tape fixes anything that became broken, but VELCRO® helps promote independence. VELCRO® became patented in 1955 after its original invention in 1941. A Swiss electrical engineer George De Mestral. VELCRO® is a two part system…. Read More

Top Nine Mother’s Day Gifts for 2017

  Mother’s Day is fast approaching, this year it is Sunday, May fourteenth. If you are a procrastinator like me, you might be still struggling with what to buy.Buying gifts for any mom can be difficult, but for moms to kids with autism, choosing a gift can become more challenging. So, for those who are still… Read More

Stuck at LAX? Take the family to Dave and Busters!

Arcade games have been a favorite pastime for many teens and adults since their introduction in the early 1900s. By the late 70’s  video games rose in popularity and replaced the old fashioned penny games leading to the modern era of arcade centers as we know them today.After a golden decade during the 1980’s when… Read More

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