Autism Day at the Races | Dover International Speedway #Fedex400

Autism Day at the Races | Dover International Speedway #Fedex400

Autism Day at the Races | Dover International Speedway #Fedex400 - As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, we had the amazing opportunity to travel to Dover International Speedway for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks. This year our little guy has developed a new obsession with NASCAR. Ever since Continue reading

                  
Wooden Race Track Ramp | dover international speedway #fedex400

Wooden Race Track Ramp | dover international speedway #fedex400

Our little guy has discovered a new recent obsession, NASCAR. He's got the drivers name and numbers down pat, along with their top sponsors, and can even tell you who has placed in the past couple of races we have watched. As with all of his interests, I immediately went searching online for some Continue reading

                  
Maryland Flag Christmas Tree in honor of Pathfinders for Autism | #christmasinthecommunity

Maryland Flag Christmas Tree in honor of Pathfinders for Autism | #christmasinthecommunity

Maryland Flag Christmas Tree in honor of Pathfinders for Autism #christmasinthecommunity | Our holiday season was extra special this year as we had the opportunity to take part in Christmas Tree Market's Christmas in the Community Campaign. Christmas Tree Market selected thirteen bloggers across Continue reading

                  
Textured Wall Art | sensory tactile wall panel

Textured Wall Art | sensory tactile wall panel

Textured Wall Art - sensory tactile wall panel | We have been spending quite a bit of time in CJ's indoor playroom these past couple of months as the frigid weather has kept us indoors a little bit more than usual for this time of year. While the room is pretty much complete there are a few items on Continue reading

                  
Stenciled IKEA Memo Board | Magnetic PECS Schedule – Communication Board

Stenciled IKEA Memo Board | Magnetic PECS Schedule – Communication Board

According to all of our house guests, under the age of ten, CJ's indoor sensory playroom would be voted the coolest room in our home - hands down. Though while it appears to many as little slice of childhood heaven - to us it plays a bigger, more important, role in many areas of development for our Continue reading

                  
DIY Indoor Playroom Climbing Ladder

DIY Indoor Playroom Climbing Ladder

Yesterday I shared the indoor rock climbing wall we put together for CJ's sensory playroom. While the wall has been used tremendously since it was originally installed, it wasn't until a couple weeks ago that we had the idea to add-on an access ladder. We decided on a partial climbing wall Continue reading

                  
Kids Indoor Rock Climbing Wall | How we put together our playroom hang boards

Kids Indoor Rock Climbing Wall | How we put together our playroom hang boards

I'm back to share more sensory playroom details. I am hoping these posts will help answer, in depth, the questions I have received from the few pictures I have previously shared. If turning one of your rooms into a playroom is nowhere on your list of things to do - I will be back to some house stuff Continue reading

                  

Marker Dyed Coffee Filter Wrapped Hurricane Candle Centerpiece – Light it Up Blue ~ Autism Awareness Day

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. My little guy and I took some time these past couple of days to work on a blue project in honor of World Autism Awareness Day - which is today. Our special blue light bulbs, we picked up at the Home Depot, have been lighting the outdoors at night and I thought Continue reading

                  
A Story about a Table, our Son and the Generosity of The Home Depot

A Story about a Table, our Son and the Generosity of The Home Depot

I have a story to share that started with a simple quest to build a work table for our son's playroom {which we are in the middle of transitioning into a homeschool type room for his therapies}. Like most of our adventures, this do-it-yourself project began with a trip to our local Home Depot Continue reading

                  

{Just For Parents of Special Need Children} Free iTunes Apps, Especially for Kids Network, & Financial Planning Tips

I know there are quite a few readers who are blessed parents of special need children so from time to time I like to share a few resources and tidbits I think are worth passing along.{Source: {the gloaming}}Post Topics:Free iTunes Apps,Especially for Kids Network, &Financial Planning Continue reading

                  

Celiac Awareness Month ~ Info from Danna Korn and Gluten Freely with a Bonus Giveaway

~May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month~Imagine a life without staple favorites such as bread, pasta, bagels, crackers, pizza, and even soy sauce – at least as most people know them. These foods and many more, contain gluten which is found in wheat, rye, and barley (malt). Millions of people are Continue reading