Marni Goltsman

My Heartfelt Wishes for My Son's Future Partner

My Heartfelt Wishes for My Son's Future Partner

(Nov. 21, 2013) - With a sense of wonder, abiding love, and concern, a Manhattan mother of a child who has autism envisions the significant other he will one day—hopefully—have.

A Pig Tale

(Feb. 10, 2012) - A local mom of a son with autism remembers, fondly, one milestone met more than a little late.

Simon Says: Overcoming Autism Through Play

(Aug. 25, 2011) - Special needs mom and Inside Schools blogger Marni Goltsman discusses how her autistic son has gained social confidence through playing games like 'Simon Says'. Goltsman also writes of her hopes for her son's acceptance among his friends despite his social challenges.

The Importance of Pretend Play for Children with Autism and Other Special Needs

(Apr. 12, 2011) - Imaginative play may be elusive for the youngest autistic children, but it has an important place in your child's life.

Parents of Children with Special Needs: How to Tame the 'Worry Reflex'

(Nov. 05, 2010) - A mom to an autistic 7-year-old reflects on her child's day in the spotlight, and the accompanying anxiety that can sometimes seem ever-present. Together with experts in the field, she offers advice to parents on how to tame their own 'worry reflex.'

How to Maintain Your Marriage While Caring for a Child with Special Needs

(Sep. 30, 2010) - One mom opens up about how she keeps her relationship with her husband healthy and stable while caring for an autistic child.

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