Monthly Archives: July 2010

Autism Misnomer

Tonight’s sad demonstration of grief from my son with autism is further proof of something so many people with autism and loved ones with autism already knew, people with autism are capable of great love and sadness just like everyone … Continue reading

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Anxious night at the pool

In hind sight things would have been fine at the swim meet last night but over coming my fear of how other kids treat Bird or ignore him (which is worse)  and how he does with lots of unstructured time … Continue reading

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Friends with autism

I have 2 very close friends with autism David and Lindsey who I likely see more than most friends and happily. Should I discount them because they have autism? Better, should they discount me because I am the QUEEN of ADD? I hope people don’t discount my son as a friend because of a word. That would be so much easier to do than to recognize the beauty in who he is. Continue reading

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A crazy little thing called love.

Love motivates people to do the most insane things, productive things, tedious things, heroic things and what may from a distance look like overzealous things.  I remind my oldest when he asked why oh why we don’t eat like other … Continue reading

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The Bla Bla Blame Game!HUGE RANT…do not read unless you dare!

For parents who think ABA does not work.  For parents who think the teacher/therapist/anyone else is going to fix their kid.  For those who firmly point the finger in your direction because their child with autism is getting WORSE …actually … Continue reading

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