Fun Activities For Children on the Autism Spectrum

When you’re a parent of a child with autism, you may feel like there’s nothing to do. Your child may be anxious and overwhelmed by the world around them, so they can’t enjoy activities other kids love. But there are many fun things you can do together as a family that is specifically designed to…

A Parents Guide Navigating Through the Journey of Autism

ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects a child’s development. Autism starts in the womb, although children with ASD may not be identified until they are in preschool or even elementary school (or older) when symptoms of the disease become more apparent. Children with ASD have a mix of two types of…

National Autism Month

In honor of National Autism Month, we wanted to share with you some excellent resources to help you. Parenting a child with autism during ‘regular’ times takes a lot of resources, but with everything going on in the world today, it’s even more imperative that you have the resources for you and your child to…

5 Halloween Tips for Children on the Spectrum

By Jennifer McDougall Trick-or-Treat! The holiday season is upon us, and that starts with Halloween! For parents with children on the spectrum, the idea of dressing their child up and going out trick-or-treating may feel a bit stressful. But that is okay because we are here to put your worries at ease and help you…

April is Autism Awareness Month

By Jennifer McDougall Every day is a new day when raising autism. You never know what it may bring. New words, new movements, new emotions, new sounds, challenges, accomplishments, but most of all, love and laughter with you. After 32 years, you never have to question anything. You just grow with the flow. Meet Our…

Who is POCWASN (Parents of Children With All Special Needs, org)?

“Every caregiver deserves self-care.” –says Syrenthia Farris, CEO, and Founder of POCWASN Parents of Children with All Special Needs is a Non-Profit Organization-501(c)3 (www.pocwasn.org), which provides self-care services to help rejuvenate the family’s mind, body, and soul and caregivers who care for people with all special needs. POCWASN is focused on helping improve the lives…