I don’t keep a running tally on who has it better or worse between us. That’s not how friendships work.
Every diagnosis doesn’t require grief-stricken language.
The responsibility I feel has more to do with me than it does with him.
He wasn’t doing it for us. He was doing it for himself.
Simply put, he’s mine and I’ll watch over him forever.
Time has made many interactions I once would have thought impossible possible
Don’t let anyone heap guilt on you for the sake of their own ego.
You don’t need to have someone playing social volleyball with you to have them in your life
I still understood next to nothing about Autism and even less about what it would be like to have a non-verbal child.
The hour would end, the door would close, and we would all be alone together again.