Generally with a diagnosis of Autism there are several factors contributing to how a person is interpreting and processing their world and environment. Accessing and understanding the various treatments, therapies, and providers is an essential aspect for supporting a person with Autism. We are sharing a list of therapies and treatments we have experimented with and utilized to improve Maci’s quality of life.
A Sensory Life
A Sensory Life January 28, 2020

This website is packed full of free sensory resources and tools for understanding sensory signals.

Autism Transformed
Autism Transformed April 9, 2019

Their mission is to bring health and vitality to children on the autism spectrum in a holistic way, considering the child’s inner terrain and outer environment.

Beaming Health
Beaming Health March 28, 2022

Beaming Health serves as a light for parents. They will be your partner, your coach, and your cheerleader every step of this journey.

Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center
Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center January 27, 2021

Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center specializes in early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs.

Center for Autism & Related Disorders
Center for Autism & Related Disorders April 23, 2020

The CARD® program includes comprehensive and cutting-edge curricula that can be tailored to the specific needs of individuals from birth through adulthood.

Dr. Mary Barbera
Dr. Mary Barbera October 28, 2021

Dr. Mary Barbera helps parents and professionals learn the best ways to help children diagnosed with autism (or just showing signs).

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center May 20, 2019

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center is a community where horses transform the bodies, minds, and spirits of people with disabilities.

Nurturing Water Therapies
Nurturing Water Therapies November 20, 2019

Nurturing Water Therapies’ mission is to nurture the human body and spirit of those who are health challenged.

Pet Partners
Pet Partners October 27, 2022

Pet Partners is the national leader in demonstrating and promoting the health and wellness benefits of animal-assisted therapy, activities, and education.

Scooter’s Place
Scooter’s Place May 20, 2019

Scooter's Place offers horsemanship education that teaches life skills, self-confidence, and body awareness in a non-restrictive and non-judgmental barn environment.

Skills Global
Skills Global April 23, 2020

Skills® is a one-stop resource for creating and implementing comprehensive, tailored treatment plans for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Spark: Simons Powering Autism Research
Spark: Simons Powering Autism Research July 28, 2022

SPARK is an autism research study and a growing community of autistic individuals, their families, and researchers on a mission to advance the understanding of autism.

STAR Institute
STAR Institute March 28, 2022

STAR Institute is the premiere research center for sensory processing disorder. The research performed here drives an evidence base for intervention worldwide.

UC Davis MIND Institute
UC Davis MIND Institute March 28, 2022

The UC Davis MIND Institute is a collaborative, international research center focused on conducting innovative research, providing expert care and developing programs in areas including autism spectrum disorder

DIR Floortime Therapy

DIR Floortime Therapy

Affect Autism
Affect Autism September 27, 2021

Affect Autism helps caregivers have access to  respectful approach that can make their lives with their autistic children more joyful and meaningful for both their children and themselves.

Greenhouse Therapy
Greenhouse Therapy March 15, 2019

Helping children and adults to become more self-aware, regulated, capable of sustaining relationships, creative, spontaneous, joyful, and emotionally intelligent.

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Music Therapy

Music Therapy

Coast Music Therapy
Coast Music Therapy November 20, 2019

Coast Music Therapy passionately strives to be best in serving one demographic in San Diego county: youth with special needs.

Danceable May 20, 2019

DanceAble uses specially developed dance steps to assist students in a variety of developmental disciplines.

Harmony Music Studio
Harmony Music Studio May 20, 2019

Harmony Music Studio offers music therapy and piano lessons for children with unique needs such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia and delay.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Dr. Susan Spitzer
Dr. Susan Spitzer March 15, 2019

Her practice focuses on children with various developmental concerns such as learning disorders, autism, ADHD, sensory processing/integration disorders, and fine motor/writing difficulties.

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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Neuro-Fit Systems – Dr. Jim Costello
Neuro-Fit Systems – Dr. Jim Costello March 15, 2019

Their program addresses the SPECTRUM of neurologic inefficiencies found in ASD, learning differences, ADD/ADHD and neuro developmental disorders.

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Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy

GoManda April 28, 2022

GoManda has created a platform that teaches vocabulary using strength-based teaching - a teaching method that works with autism's unique learning style rather than against it. 

HALO-Soma RPM April 30, 2022

HALO is an organization that provides the services of Soma®RPM (Soma-Rapid Prompting Method), an academic program leading towards communication, the expression of reasoning and understanding, more reliable motor skills, and greater sensory tolerance.

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Our Thoughts

Our Thoughts

Choosing Pebble
Choosing Pebble May 20, 2019

Our dog trainer from California recently sent me a wonderful article on service dogs for people with Autism. Here's our story.

Maci Does Neuro Fit
Maci Does Neuro Fit June 29, 2020

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we've had to get creative with Maci's therapies. The ability to go online with Neuro Fit, right from home, has saved the day.

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