When my son was very young and newly diagnosed with Autism, everyone was sure he would be “just fine”.
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Autism To Me, Autism To You
It’s an individual situation that sees individual advancements for individuals who have it. There are no generalities.
Focusing On Unexpected Milestones
This isn’t a milestone that works in the form of a soundbite. It requires a backstory and explanation, but it’s truly a major achievement.
Whether someone can respond in the traditional sense or not, it doesn’t affect the vital role that the people who love them play in their lives.
A Running Fear
The moment you’d let your guard down, he would take off across the yard. The next thing you know, you’re tackling a preschooler on your front lawn.
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.
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.