These Gifts Are Priceless, by Rob Gilsdorf

These Gifts Are Priceless, by Rob Gilsdorf

Growing up, I developed expectations of what fatherhood would entail. For raising a son, I expected Little League Baseball, tossing the football around, cheering my son at high school football championships, and the like. As we parents of children with autism all find...
Sensory Friendly Summer Fun!

Sensory Friendly Summer Fun!

Sensory-Friendly Fun at Amusement Parks/Museums! KidZooU: Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo and Education Center at the Philadelphia Zoo has collaborated with special needs groups to create a sensory friendly experience. This experience offers social stories, a...
Parents Share Adapted PE Experience

Parents Share Adapted PE Experience

The Autism Delaware Google group offered parents the chance to write about the effect of adapted physical education (PE) on their children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Here are the four questions: • Is your child’s adapted PE experience appropriate for his or...
Jillian’s awareness

Jillian’s awareness

Jillian Mathews, who is 21 and will graduate from the Charlton program in May of this year [2016], is very excited to share some important information to increase autism awareness. “It’s important to understand people with autism and what their interests are,” says...