Author Archive: Andrea Richardson
Andrea Richardson is a mother of 2 and has a Bachelors Degree in Counseling. She is an Autism Specialist and Behavior Therapist who has worked with young children all the way through to adulthood in school, day treatment and residential settings for the last 17 years. She is also an Educational Advocate and a guest speaker at Boston University School of Law. Her trainings and resources will give you a huge boost in THRIVING with Autism.
Feeling helpless is no fun. Moms of children with Autism often feel helpless. They often feel alone because their children have difficult behaviors. Sometimes they isolate themselves because they don’t want to answer questions or feel they are the subject of a pity party. Sometimes they just don’t know where to turn. This is a […]
In case you haven’t heard, the number of Autism cases is on the rise. Over the past two decades, there has been an enormous amount of research, social studies, diagnostic tool improvements and an increase in organizations willing to get into the game and help the children and families who struggle with this disorder. So […]
Imagine this… you have a son who is five years old, in kindergarten, and is at recess. His school mates run around on the playground playing super heroes, four-square and climbing on the jungle gym. Your son is off to the side twirling a leaf and reciting a script he learned from his favorite Sponge […]