What to expect as your elementary-age children start school.
- Gracie – We have an 8-year-old autistic daughter who is nonverbal. She has always had a female bus driver. Her regular bus driver took off work one week. It was a planned absence. The school put a male as her substitute driver. Our Grace is the only student on the bus. There is no video monitoring.
- Learning From My Daughter – I remember clearly the day that my daughter was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. I came home feeling not sad or discouraged, but empowered and relieved. After blindly struggling for years to figure out what was wrong, I felt for the first time that I was finally getting some answers.
- Back-to-School Tips – Transition from summer to school time is difficult for any student, but especially those on the autism spectrum.
- Milestones Timeline – Act early by talking to your child’s doctor.