10 Steps in Avoiding Holiday Upsets in Children

10 Steps in Avoiding Holiday Upsets in Children  The holiday season is upon us, and for those of us who have a child with a disability, suffers from anxiety or sensory sensitivities it can be … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Shinn Shoppe

The Shinn Shoppe Did you know that one of the services available through Above All Else is The Shinn Shoppe.....  Although the Shinn Shoppe also has a presence on the website itself, we have found … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Christmas Cookies

Do you guys love baking for the holidays?  I do, and Christmas cookies are a big favorite. No need to stress yourself over a complicated recipe--here's a yummy cookie recipe that's quick and … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

  Pumpkin pie is a staple at many Thanksgiving feasts.  I came across a recipe that added a fun snickerdoodle twist to this classic recipe.  Plus, it's gluten-free!  I love the idea of … [Read more...]

If the Shoe Fits & the Broom Flies…..

When my kiddos were little we didn't do much decorating for Halloween holiday.... Having a son with autism and two girls who visit every other weekend does not entice someone to go into decorating … [Read more...]

Helpful Halloween Hints for the Special Needs Child

In light of the Halloween season is upon us, I crept into the archives of the web known as past blog entries.... This entry is updated with new information and updated links...... We are flooded … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Spider Cupcakes Recipe

Halloween will be here before we know it and we will be hustling around in attempt to find the perfect class party snack......  But what if your child has sensitivities to gluten?  Here is a great … [Read more...]

Labor Day

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Favorite 4th of July Pinterest Food Finds

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Survive the 4th of July with Autism

With July 4th this week, I, like most other families, have been in preparation and celebration mode for the upcoming fireworks frenzy. I have been communicating with extended family to confirm … [Read more...]