Join Pam Mari and Ericka Charette as they delve into the world of autism. Each week they'll look at news and give their own experiences as mothers of children with autism.
Autism Warriors 039: Don’t Forget To Take Care of Yourself Mom
Ericka and Corey talk about how to take care of yourself when dealing with a child on the Autism Spectrum. When and how. They talk about how difficult this can be because there is little time to actually take care of oneself as there are appointments and things to do when it comes to handling an ASD child. PPTs and other meetings related to having a child on the spectrum. They talk about little ways this can be accomplished.
Autism Warriors 038: We’re Back! What’s Next?
Ericka and Pam play catch up after a hiatus. They also talk about what is going to happen over summer vacation.
Autism Warriors 037: To Tell Or Not To Tell? Explaining Autism To Your ASD Child
Ericka and Pam talk about whether or not a parent should tell their child they are on the Autism Spectrum and when is the appropriate time. They discuss the variety of feedback received from people who tell when and how to tell your child that they are on the spectrum. Is it important? At what length do you explain to the child? They also talk about how to explain their Autism and what it means.
Autism Warriors 036: Autism and Bullying
Ericka and Pam discuss bullying and how it has effected their lives. They discuss different tools and the percentages of the bullying that occurs according to a national study with ASD children being bullied more than neurotypical children.
Autism Warriors 035: Playing Catch Up
Ericka and Pam bring you up to date as to what has been going on in their respective lives since taking a hiatis in September. We are glad to be back up and running and can’t wait to get back in to the groove of taking on autism from a parent’s perspective.
Autism Warriors 034: This Will Only Hurt a Bit…Taking Your ASD Child to the Doctor or Hospital
Ericka and Pam talk about taking your child with Autism Spectrum Disorder to the doctor or hospital. They offer up some advice about preparing the child for the visit in addition to preparing the staff for your child.