March 31, 2019

Our son Ryan is a junior at Park Hill South and can meaningfully interact in his community and in his home. We are so thankful. What a journey it’s been.

Over the past five years, our non-verbal son has endured two cross-country moves with us. This is no small feat. Rya...

April 13, 2018

Maurizio is a very happy, tremendously smart, and amazingly curious child. Although he has always been very affectionate, he didn’t speak more than 10 words at the age of 3. He wasn’t interested in socializing with others and had the most heartbreaking meltdowns becaus...

Communication is Connection

In the schools, and especially in preschool, we have so many different ways that we “practice” language and “practice” communicating. We practice making requests, asking for turns, saying hi and bye, talking about colors and shapes, and many...

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Wonder Boy hurried to the end of the hallway. He smiled. He giggled. He jumped up and down and squealed. Super Daddy stepped into the corridor and waited.

Wonder Boy sped forward. He jumped,...

January 6, 2018