Category Archives : Teens &Transitions

IS AUTISM REALLY A PUZZLE? THE POWER OF A CAMERA

I thought my experience with this little boy (whose name I was unable to get) was very profound as it never involved “words” but the true understanding of non-verbal communication and the strength of understanding its power when dealing with someone diagnosed with Autism. On April 2, 2013, JASA (Jamaica Autism Support Association) put on […]

KIDS FOR EARTH HOUR | IWIYW I will if you will

How are Caribbean kids raising awareness this EARTH HOUR 2013. Please share your story with us. Panagiotis is the youngest I Will If You Will participant to date, and he plans on giving up chocolate (and he really really loves chocolate) if 50 people green their balconies. We think he is definitely IWIYW hero material! Balcony ‘gardens’ not only beautify urban […]

Healthy Holiday Beverages

IT’S CHRISTMAS AGAIN… and Christmas time represents family, fellowship, food and fun.  This year will be no different for many of us, and of course, there is always the temptation to over indulge.  Children are always a big part of Christmas festivities and while we want them to have a Merry Christmas and make many memories […]

Listen with your Eyes

We are overwhelmed with THINGS! Things that demand our attention. Parents have a skill for seeing what their kids don’t even think they can see 🙂 Sometimes though, we must STOP and give our full attention to what we are being told. Take the time to LOOK at your child while they are talking to you tonight at bedtime. […]