As the parent of a special needs child, Nichole Huggins willingly discloses the trials, triumphs, and life lessons of having a child with Autism. Nichole is the Director of Special Needs at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. In her blog Loveinadifferentlanguage.com she offers insight and hope as she shares about parenting, Autism, and the faith that holds it together. Nichole is a graduate of The University of Texas Tyler with a B.A. in English and is married to her college sweetheart Jake. Together they raise their two beautiful children in the Piney Woods of East Texas.
When treating kids with trauma, I remember these two crucial elements: therapeutic relationships are essential, and being developmentally appropriate is honoring. For the sake of children, let’s join in the play.