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Happy Update!

I am re-publishing this post because of a strange turn of events!  The kid mentioned below (now likely 19-20 years old) who mocked my Bird has actually approached my husband at a store and apologized and told him that he … Continue reading

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Letter to a mom

This letter was modified to keep the mothers name and child’s name from the public but the info is useful!  Please share. Hi Nancy, (not her name) First let me introduce myself.  I have a 10 year old son with … Continue reading

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Autism and Legos

Well we just got back from the Delaware JFLL Competition last night!  This is our fifth year with a team and our kids are actually more mentoring as they are to old to compete (they are in the older group … Continue reading

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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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