In those moments where it is just him and me, I’m more honest with myself than at any other points of my day.
These outbursts might still occur in his daily travels. I rarely see them anymore.
My non-verbal son has taught be a form of communication that has come in handier than I ever dreamed.
VMAPP, IEP, CSE, SEPTA – people start using them around you as if you know what they mean.
There’s no peak he needs to reach in order to make me see him as a success. He simply has to keep climbing
There’s only 11 months left to Autism Awareness month.
The clapping, yelling, and jumping are just part of who we are. We not only endure it, we relish in it.
Once you do, you see the beautiful picture that’s obscured by the seemingly missing pieces.
I’m not a superhero, Warrior, or anything other than the dad to two of the best kids on Earth.
If my boy never does these things, I accept that, because I love him.