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How are YOU Doing

Written on June 29, 2011 at 4:42 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

I realized, or perhaps… remembered something today. Since it’s Sunday, it makes sense that it seemed to hit me on the day typically dedicated to respite. To retreat, re-group; and rejuvenate preparing for the week ahead. It dawned on me that we rarely remember that while the weekend is meant for relaxation and family, it’s… Read More »

Ready, Set, Lights!

Written on June 25, 2011 at 6:28 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

I was in a local restaurant with a friend the other night and was reminded once again how the elements of one’s surroundings can change one’s entire experience.  While it was lovely, and the lighting was somewhat dim, the sound started to become overwhelming with the noise of enthusiastic discussion, the lights changed again, making… Read More »

Artism!

Written on June 25, 2011 at 3:48 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

This Tuesday, June 28th, With a Brush of Love presents… Debbie Hosseini, Founder of artismtoday and the Author of “Artism” – a beautiful book of art – various styles, subjects and interpretations by artists diagnosed with autism!  Debbie’s work has been inspired by her incredibly talented son Kevin and the journey she’s been on with… Read More »

STOP Doubting Yourself and…

Written on June 20, 2011 at 7:44 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

I was listening to a friend share her experience at a playdate with some other parents of autistic kids… she was struck by how many mom’s doubt themselves to such an extent, they second guess almost every choice they make. She was telling me how sad that made her. Of course there are always doubts… Read More »

With a Brush of Love presents… Charlie & Leo Collura of Naturally Autistic

Written on June 16, 2011 at 7:58 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

With a Brush of Love presents… Susan Sheller, Parent Advocate, Musician/Visual Artist

Written on June 16, 2011 at 4:34 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

With a Brush of Love presents… Kelly Green of Autism Hwy

Written on June 16, 2011 at 4:31 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

With a Brush of Love presents… Bonnie Schlacte of Ballet for ALL Kids!

Written on June 16, 2011 at 4:09 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

With a Brush of Love presents…Joey Travolta of Inclusion Films

Written on June 15, 2011 at 6:30 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

Did You Remember to Breathe Today?

Written on June 14, 2011 at 8:51 pm by by Lauren, your Sensory Design Specialist

So throughout my crazy day today I realized that I had completely forgotten to breathe. I mean really breathe, ya’ know??   It’s so easy to just get into the “go, go, go” and being present becomes a “nice phrase” but completely forgotten… Ironic since taking some time to breathe, (like the deep kind where you… Read More »