Prepare Your Toddler with Autism for Preschool

  Parents of children with autism are sometimes faced with difficult decisions, and one of those decisions is determining when their child is ready for preschool. While preschool is a laid back environment that is generally less stressful than kindergarten and beyond, it can be a very different situation for a child who relies heavily…

Traveling With A Child With Autism

Taking a family vacation can be great fun and create lots of lifelong memories. But if you have a child with autism, then a vacation can become a challenge. Children in any situation thrive on a structured schedule and the familiarity of their surroundings, but a person with autism relies on their routine for security.…

Scenes from 2018 Eden II & Genesis Foundation Golf Outing

Stapleton’s Eden II & Genesis Foundation held its annual benefit golf outing this week at Dyker Beach Golf Course in Brooklyn. Proceeds fun services for children and adults with autism throughout the five boroughs and Long Island. “Our golf outing is always a wonderful way to highlight the groups and individuals who help Eden II thrive,”…

How You Can Use Summer Activities As Developmental Tools

  Summer is an opportunity to get people with autism to experience familiar activities in different situations. Experiencing something familiar in a new environment is an important part of development. This process teaches an understanding of how beneficial change can be and how exciting it can be to try something new. Arts And Crafts In…

Crystals For A Cause! Touchstone Crystal Fundraiser

Looking for the perfect gift to celebrate a prom, graduation, birthday or other special occasions? You’re sure to find something with Touchstone Crystal’s gorgeous jewelry. Add a little sparkle to your life and know that your purchase will help young children with autism. Now through Tuesday, June 12th, a portion of proceeds from every sale made through…

Developing Compliance In Your Child

  The parents who operate under the “do as I say and not as I do” mantra will find it very hard to get their children to comply with house rules and behavioral rules. At the same time, the parents who bend rules to make their kids happy are doing just as much damage as…

The Balancing Act That Comes With Using Tablets

These days, technology is so portable that kids can take their favorite streaming movies and television shows with them to the park. The problem is that, while portable technology is great for watching videos and learning, it is not so great for developing physical and social skills. Parents need to strike a balance between tablet…