The scariest thing about being a newly diagnosed special needs parent is that you're a newly diagnosed special needs parent.
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.
Lucas and I had been talking this whole time and I, in all my hope for verbalized words, had missed it.
There are certain pieces of advice that make us roll our eyes. The old adage about the best things in life being free can be put into that category.
"What time do you guys fight Santa?"
I want her to believe that she's the best artist on Earth. Why? Because she is.
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.
They are stream of consciousness words. Most times, I don't even know what they are going to be until I say them.
Kids today aren't as coddled as you might think. They're also not kidding themselves.
Everyone is on the same page in that we're all aware that autism exists. It doesn't mean that people accept it.