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Autism minus the stigma

Autism minus the stigma

Autism minus the stigma   by Adina Levy Imagine a life where a core part of your identity is something most people misunderstand. Imagine a life where a core part of your identity is something that many people are afraid of, even to say the word. Imagine a life...
A thing can be two things

A thing can be two things

A thing can be two things   by Adina Levy We’re complex humans. Living in a complex world with many other complex humans and countless other variables. Life simply isn’t so cut-and-dry and many of the handy, catchy single lines that many...
The Role of ‘Play’ in Speech Therapy

The Role of ‘Play’ in Speech Therapy

The Role of ‘Play’ in Speech Therapy by Adina Levy Ever wondered about the role ‘play’ has in speech therapy, especially for our beautiful autistic children? Well, let’s address the question: Is there a right or wrong way to play? The...
Should PLAY be a goal? Or an activity?

Should PLAY be a goal? Or an activity?

Should PLAY be a goal? Or an activity? by Adina Levy What is the role of play in therapy for autistic children? This is a question that comes up time and time again. Many of us have done training over the years to learn about how to “teach play”. In my...
8 Ways to Do Neurodiversity Affirming Therapy

8 Ways to Do Neurodiversity Affirming Therapy

8 Ways to Do Neurodiversity Affirming Therapy Exploring Neurodiversity Podcast – Episode 13 by Adina Levy Show Notes: I’m sharing 8 key ways you can do Neurodiversity Affirming Therapy – You can find all of the points I discuss on the free PDF...
Why is Pretend Play so Important for Kids?

Why is Pretend Play so Important for Kids?

Why is Pretend Play so Important for Kids? by Adina Levy Pretend play is an essential play skill for children to develop, and it helps kids learn language, tune in to other people and develop social skills. Whether your child likes playing with dolls, trucks,...