ABA & children with Medi-Cal

Disability Rights California, National Health Law Program, and Western Center on Law and Poverty are conducting an investigation regarding the provision of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapy to children in Medi-Cal.  ABA is an evidence-based, clinically proven treatment for children with autism and autism spectrum disorders.  Some children have received ABA through regional centers, privateContinue reading “ABA & children with Medi-Cal”

Fight like a girl…what else is new?

  I just have a quick rant before my post. Why does everything Gluten Free, organic, eco friendly and made in the USA cost so much?! It’s just annoying already. I mean really! I’m a huge coupon clipper so it’s not like retail gets the best of me, but i also have a full timeContinue reading “Fight like a girl…what else is new?”

Grieving and strength

I’ve never hidden the fact that my husband first brought up the question as to whether or not our middle son had Autism. I know that in most cases, moms know deep down that something is different with their child, and dads are often times the ones in denial. In our case, I’ll admit it,Continue reading “Grieving and strength”

I suppose it’s nice to hear that you’re amazing

(This post was originally written February 4th) This week was really a test for me and my family. We were literally going a hundred different directions each day with this new schedule of ours. Let’s start with my hubby. This semester he has class from 8:00AM to 1:00PM on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s, he worksContinue reading “I suppose it’s nice to hear that you’re amazing”