Sound Sensitivity & Autism

by zaksmom April 23, 2012

To pick up on a post made last week, sound sensitivity can be a problem for many children with Autism and it is something Zak has struggled with since he was very little.  He has hypersensitive hearing meaning loud noises or just a long rumble of noise can really bother him.  We have also learned […]

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Social Situations – The Keller Carnival…

by zaksdad April 21, 2012

Without question, Zak’s biggest issue is social situations and how to act appropriately amongst others, especially his peers.  Crowd situations and being around other children were usually very hard on Zak.  What I have seen over the course of the past 4 years is short of amazing. He has come such a long way in […]

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Great week!!!

by zaksdad April 20, 2012

Zak had a truly wonderful week and it is pretty obvious why.  Here in AZ, kids from 3rd grade on take standardized testing and all week, Zak came home with perfect reports from his aide. We even received a report that he “has had the best day yet”. The reason – a quiet classroom. Heck, […]

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Where to Start…Resources

by zaksdad April 20, 2012

When we received Zak’s Autism diagnosis we felt overwhelmed on where to start getting help.  Below are suggestions and things we have done based on research we have performed and recommendations from others in the Autism community.   There are so many resources & therapies available and so many things to learn and try.  So, […]

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