Understanding Each Other

I know there are things that he doesn't get about my world. There are things about his world that I don't get. The things we do both understand, though, are special.

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When Autism Awareness Isn’t Enough

Everyone is on the same page in that we're all aware that autism exists. It doesn't mean that people accept it.

Preparing For Battles That Never Happen

You stop caring about what people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.

Dad Discrimination

So many people like to preach about the importance of fathers in a family unit but then look down on them when they arrive pushing a stroller.

Making Our Own Milestones

Surely he'd talk by three. When three came and went, it was surely four. It was a never ending cycle of "everything will be different next year."

This Isn’t About Autism

A family is made up of many people. While no member should be raised above others to define you all, no member should hidden in the shadows either.

Why I Say “Bless You” When My Non-Verbal Son Sneezes

Lucas may be able to recognize some words and directions but, as a non-verbal five year old, the concept of "bless you" isn't one of them.