July

July 30, 2015

Warrior Kid™ Surfs thanks to Surfers Healing!

So a few years ago (about 5 to be exact) Warrior Kid had a playdate scheduled which for anyone that has a kid on the spectrum knows playdates are few and far between. I got a text from the friends’ Mom the day before asking if we would be down to head to Malibu and attend a Surfers Healing event. Honestly I had no clue what Surfers Healing was about as my kid for the most part hated the ocean. He hates sand thanks to his sensory issues and is clueless on how dangerous the waves can be should you […]
July 9, 2015

Warrior Kid™ Goes To Summer Camp!

Ahhh Summertime….don’t get me wrong, I really do love Summer, but holy shit WK’s schedule changes are enough to drive anyone bat shit crazy. Most kids on the Spectrum who have an IEP in place usually are offered Summer school for 4 weeks. A few years ago I decided that WK deserved an entire Summer with no school and that I would send him to the YMCA at his former public school with a 1:1 shadow. Our YMCA offers an inclusion program that provides an Independent Facilitator (IF) to attend summer camp with your kid. In all honesty it is […]