• Banishing The Babysitting Blues

    Parenting children with AS can be a joyous, rewarding and eye-opening experience. It can also be challenging, and at times exhausting. We all need breaks in our parenting hours to rest, refuel, and regenerate ourselves. For most families, that means hiring a babysitter—but where do you find one, and how can you help to ensure that the experience will go well? Here are a few thoughts. Where to look? Some younger children may be able to be cared for by a responsible local teen, especially one who might be an older sibling of a special needs child. Ask friends, neighbors, or church or temple members for recommendations. You might ask…

  • Dr. Trevana Moore on Melatonin

    Dr. Trevena Moore as she discusses the use of melatonin in children with autism Follow the link below to see the KCTV5 newscast: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kctv5.com%2Fmore-parents-are-giving-kids-melatonin-to-sleep%2Fvideo_59d8d405-6646-538a-a3e5-69388a5236f5.html&data=02%7C01%7Clhpowell%40ku.edu%7C5e62fdfac32642a4dfbb08d67b03cf2f%7C3c176536afe643f5b96636feabbe3c1a%7C0%7C0%7C636831653616941421&sdata=lmjqFtAZpvXKYwOQF02h0rqTlecGDnT2IWShAKgmmqc%3D&reserved=0