If he suddenly stops tomorrow and begins sliding down the chute rather than climbing the ladder, I will still be proud to be his dad.
If you’re busy yelling and screaming about the mistakes you make today, you lose the focus to erase them from the person you are tomorrow.
My non-verbal son isn’t telling me funny tales from his day. Yet, I’ve seen them all grow up. They’re a part of his life and it makes them important to mine.
There’s always a pressing issue that needs his attention in another room.
He’s succeeded at things I never dreamed possible – things that experts never dreamed possible. He’s not only persevered, he’s crushed it.
Nebulizer? Medicine? What? What does this kid need? Even if he could speak, I might not know.
It filled me with pride. I like to think that he shared in that feeling too. He earned it.
When it comes to agreeable attire, they don’t get much cooler than my non-verbal son.
As I write it out though, it becomes more obvious that this isn’t an Autism story.
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