How to help autistic children cope with pandemic lockdowns

How to help autistic children cope with pandemic lockdowns

You have probably guessed that autistic people are struggling with the drastic disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic, such as school and program closures and radically altered routines. My autistic teenage son, for example, is unhappy with the sudden changes. He...

Covid-19 plus autism equals confusion!

Covid-19 plus autism equals confusion!

How can families deal with this “pandemic” amongst our own “autism pandemic”? Yes, COVID-19 plus autism does equal confusion for most of our kiddos! I know they don’t understand what is happening. Most adults don’t even understand what is happening, so how can they? I...

What is the life of an autism mom like during this pandemic?

What is the life of an autism mom like during this pandemic?

Hello my SEG center family!  From the bottom of my heart, I truly hope and pray that each and everyone of you and your family members are doing well and coping with this “shift” in our new way of living.  In this month’s blog in the life of an autism mom, I don’t want...

What is the difference in autism between meltdowns vs tantrums

What is the difference in autism between meltdowns vs tantrums

Hello everyone.  I pray you are well and in good spirits.  Let’s get into it real quick--meltdowns!  We have all seen it, we have all experienced it with our kiddos. But, can you tell the difference between a meltdown and a temper tantrum in an ASD child?   It's...

At what age is autism usually noticed?

At what age is autism usually noticed?

Good day everyone.  Welcome back to SEG center. If you haven’t already, please take the time out to explore our website.  I am sure the information you find on our website will bless you in a mighty way.  Today’s blog topic is an educational topic on when the symptoms...

Better understanding autism is good for all

Better understanding autism is good for all

Ignorance and lack of understand can sometimes lead to bullying among children and young adults. So it is essential for us the 'normal' population to be educated on what autism is and how to better live with one another. This is another very interesting and eye...

Does Autism improve with age?

Does Autism improve with age?

Hello world.  Welcome.  So happy you took time out of your day to spend time with us.  We appreciate that.  Today’s blog is kind of a sensitive topic to me.  Jayson is now five years old. He will be turning six in August.  We have been on this autism journey, going on...

What are medical conditions associated with autism

What are medical conditions associated with autism

Hello again.  Welcome to SEG center.  In today’s blog we will speak on medical conditions that often arise in conjunction with ASD.  As if the symptoms that come along with ASD are not enough, but the unfortunate reality is that other medical conditions accompany ASD....

Their Voice: Helping those with autism manage pandemic

Their Voice: Helping those with autism manage pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing havoc on families across the world but for families with autistic children it is extremely difficult. We do not have access to organizations that usually assist, so families have to help their autistic children understand the pandemic....

What are great sensory toys for autistic children

What are great sensory toys for autistic children

Hello again. Hope you are well. In today’s blog I want us to briefly talk about some sensory products we have used throughout Jayson’s autism journey. I feel like as parents, we always are on the hunt for the next great toy or product that our kiddos can use. That is...