From sushi to Skittles, my kid loves it all.
Tag: autism services
I’m Sorry My Son Drank Your Coffee
An insatiable appetite, nonverbal autism, and surprising cat-like agility,
My Special Needs Child Doesn’t Need To Become Anything
What if autism doesn’t make him a super hero doctor like they say on TV?
More Than Autism
I have never, in my entire life, been as in awe of one person as I am of him. He does things his own way.
Cleaning Up His Messes
The box is tossed in front of the front door, the bag is almost completely empty, and, mixed between the pieces, are squashed particles of cereal dust.
A Hundred Miles An Hour
My son turns television watching into an all-out physical event.
Angry, Not Angry
I didn’t get mad at him for an impulse that he obviously couldn’t control in that moment. I wanted to. A voice in my head said, “Yo. Freak out.”
The things I do for my son aren’t done for his recognition, appreciation, or even attention. They’re done because I love him.
They’re not here to make me feel better. They’re here to help my son.
Making It Through That One Day
Keeping his iPad away for the entire final day of Spring Break sounded crazy to everyone, including me, but it had to be done.
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