Category Archives: Jewish

Purim, Passover, and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recognizing and Dealing with the Challenges

The Jewish holiday of Purim starts next week; a month later, Passover will arrive. These holidays can be very stressful for children and adolescents who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and for the...

What Mountain Climbers and Individuals with Special Needs Have in Common

A valuable lesson we can learn from individuals with special needs on effort vs. performance....

7 Ways a Child with Special Needs is Like the Maccabees

After thinking about the heroic actions of the Maccabees, I thought there quite a few similarities between the Maccabees and a child with special needs....