This 2016 post was the first time I had written about my son’s autism.
Tag: autism awareness day
My Non-Verbal Son Doesn’t Like When I Parent (Like Most Kids)
As Nine Inch Nails so eloquently asked, “What have I become?” A parent.
The First Time We Celebrated My Son’s Autism
He didn’t need “fixing.” He needed love.
My Son’s Autism Diagnosis Came With Important Words
Depending on who said it, it meant different things and hit in different ways.
When Special Needs Parents Can’t Be Defensive
For those who have my child’s best interests at heart, I can’t be defensive or apprehensive. I can only be proactive.
His Toy’s Batteries Died, But My Son Couldn’t Tell Me
He might not always have someone there to check on his batteries. That’s the whole problem that many special needs parents face.
Making Corrections To My Non-Verbal Son’s Life Skills
They’re just extra steps needed to make his practice into perfect.
Finding Out My Son Needed Special Education
There was a feeling of guilt, as if I did something wrong, and I didn’t want to tell anyone.
What Will The World Say About My Special Needs Child?
2012 was a big year for me. It was the one that changed my life.
Entering The World Of My Child With Autism
For a story of gradual changes, this is one of the few moments I can pinpoint exactly.
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