The Perfect Kid For Me 

Having Autism or any special needs doesn’t mean the absence of personality or humor. All of his quirks - good and bad - are his and I love him.

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Cracking The Code

The absence of language can seem like a major barrier and, in some ways, it can be. In most ways, though, it's not.

Nearly Missing Our Greatest Memories

Autism spectrum or not, every kid wants to have fun.  It just takes time figure out how to make that happen.

Special Needs, Needless Blame

There's nothing more frustrating than telling someone about your child's special needs and being greeted with an immediate inquisition on potential things they think you could have done to cause them.

What He Does, Not What He Doesn’t

For many, my son having "special needs" means focusing on the things he can't do. It overshadows many of the powerful things he can.

When Your Professional Isn’t

One of the startling life changes for parents of children with Autism is the revolving door of professionals coming in and out of your living room.