Social Events and Autism

Growing up as a child, I recall many social excursions with my family. Activities such as concerts, picnics, vacations and Sunday bowling, I always had something to look forward to. After all, children deserve fun outings instead of staying home and relying on...

Dating and Autism

Most parents probably cringe at the thought of their babies growing up and entering the challenging world of adolescence. However, it’s also reality. Our children will eventually grow up, and move on from the nest and into the world of independence, combined with...

Eating Habits in Children with Autism

As I approach my third trimester in my pregnancy, I begin to think about my upcoming role as a “new mother”. From bathing, to changing diapers and endless sleepless nights, these are some of the challenges that I will soon face. Learning about the various...

What to Expect at a Lighthouse Camp

When it comes to finding a suitable camp for children with Autism, it can become a very daunting task for parents. Several questions can come to mind such as; will my child have fun? Is this a safe environment? How trained are the staff? Here at The Lighthouse...

A World Full of Changes

Everyday we wake up, brush our teeth, get dressed, eat breakfast, and begin our busy day of work. Sometimes our daily routine can flow at a regular pace, with all of our expectations reaching completion, while at other times we can hit a “road block”. An unexpected...