Nutrition Tips – Beans

Another tip from one of my amazing clients!⠀⠀Her son used to love beans. Now he doesn’t. We decided she should reintroduce them at dinner one night. Her son wasn’t ready to eat them. But her…

Making Progress with Pasta!

Let’s talk about pasta! Learning to eat pasta and adding pasta variety is always a popular request. When introducing a new food or trying to add variety, EXPOSURE goes a long way. Instead of just…

Let’s Make Stress Critters!

Autism-friendly DIY projects by Autism Speaks. Art and crafts can help to develop fine motor skills and improve hand eye coordination. These #DIY projects are inexpensive and great for kids and adults with sensory and/or communication needs.…

Difficult Things for Sensory Beings.

"New food is a big one in my household. What sensory difficulties affect you or your child? ."....#autism#autismspectrumdisorder#autismspectrum#autismawareness#sensory#sensoryprocessing#sensorydifficulties#autismacceptance#autismunderstanding#autismlife#autismjourney Source by Autism Journey Cover Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash

Protein Solutions for Crunchy Food Lovers

CRUNCH is the favorite texture among kids I work with.⠀⠀The tricky things about crunch is that most proteins aren’t crunchy!!⠀⠀If you’re like so many of the families I work with and also worry your growing…

Signs of Autism in Infants and Children

Early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be detected in infants, yet many children with autism do not receive a diagnosis until the ages of two or three. While not every autistic baby is…

Sensory Processing vs Sensory Overload

Sensory processing refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into responses. Sensory overload happens when you’re getting more input from your five senses than your brain can sort…