A mother tells the journey of her daughter’s recovery from Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder to Functioning Recovery and independent living, giving tips to parents on how to navigate the medical and educational domain. This story is an example of the unique obstacles facing a parent raising a child with Autism. The challenges they face getting supports. What is Sensory Processing Disorder, CranioSacral Therapy and Bio-Medical Therapy, and what roles they play on the road to Functioning Recovery and independent living? See actual projective trials pertaining to sensory supports. Is educational discrimination the reason there is difficulty getting help in school? As this story unfolds it provides useful tips to other parents to help them on their journey with their child. This story is notable because this mother’s daughter was successful overcoming numerous obstacles while providing useful tools, inspiration and hope to others.
The thing about me is that I
I Am very passionate about spreading the word about life while raising a child with Autism. It takes a village and parents need all the help they can get.
When I first get up in the morning, I …..
Stretch, smile, greet my husband, dogs and smile, if it’s any season but winter.
The most important thing in my life is …..
I love to travel to …..
Exotic places, I use to be a travel agent and have traveled around the world.
In my spare time, I ….
. travel, read, swim in the summer.
One thing I learned about life was …..
If you dream it, you can make it a reality
The sole mission I am on this earth is to …..
Bring awareness of the benefits of Sensory Integration, CranioSacral therapy and Bio-Medical supports as key tools in achieving Functioning Recovery from Autism Spectrum Disorders.
One little known fact about me that might surprise you is …..
My parents are magicians. I grew up surrounded by magicians, clowns and escape artists. I was frequently an assistant, I have been sawed in two, had swords and knives put through me and my body parts rearranged. It was rally cool!!
My favorite time of day is …..
The early morning, is my favorite time of the day. The earth is quieter, there’s’ stillness, birds chirping, dew on the grass, a warm breeze letting you know it’s going to be a hot summer day.
The most difficult aspect about writing is …..
The actual writing process is the most difficult aspect of writing. This book was emotional and heart wrenching for me to get on paper. If my good friend Cheryl ‘Smitty” Smith had not given me a tape recorder and let me record it, I don’t think it would have ever gotten down on paper.
When I became a published author for the first time, I
I thanked G-D for helping me find a way to share the information we learned helping Heather.
The inspiration behind my book comes from …..
Heather was my inspiration. For writing Coming Through the Fog. It was awe inspiring to watch her overcome such an obstacle. I learned to see the world differently, through her eyes. I changed my career, my lifestyle and my way of thinking because of what I learned in order to help Heather.
ABOUT TAMI GOLDSTEIN
This journey begins with a mother’s love for her daughter. After learning her daughter was on the Autism Spectrum Tami began to tirelessly educate herself in the sciences of: Behavioral Health, Child Psychology, Human Anatomy, Occupational Health, Pharmacology and Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and has been a parent advocate for her daughter since 1997.
In 2002, as her knowledge and passion grew, Tami began reaching out to other families in need of help. In 2005, Tami founded the Rock County Autism Support Group and she is the community resource liaison for the SPD (Sensory Processing Disorders) Parent Connections Support Group of Rock County and the surrounding areas. Since 2005, Tami has been State and National Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and in 2013 she certified in CranioSacral Therapy with the Upledger Institute in Florida.
Tami currently has two offices where she facilitates CranioSacral Therapy. Approximately 38% of her clientele are children, teenagers and young adults on the Autism Spectrum or with other neuro-developmental delays. When asked to lecture, Tami uses her personal experience, extensive knowledge, and dedication to help others learn about and understand the medical and educational aspects of Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders and SPD.
You can view his website at http://www.comingthroughthefog.com.
His latest book is the autism awareness book, Coming Through the Fog.
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