Sensory issues or stimulation have nothing to do with it. This was my kid wanting what he wanted and whining until he got it.
I'm James Guttman, father of two children. One non-verbal with autism and one non stop verbal with attitude. New Posts: Every Monday and Wednesday
Tag: learning delays
PECS, AAC, and The Ways We Communicate
My son may have never said a word to me, but we have spoken in so many more ways than that.
I Have Two Kids
She is equal to her brother and, in my eyes, just as important.
Happily Sliding Down The Stairs
Those who treat him like he’s capable of anything will get the best him he can be.
How They See Him
For some, my son’s Autism brings up feelings about themselves, not about him.
Pouring My Cup Into His
It doesn’t matter how thirsty I am or how recently I got it. My water is his water.
Forever, If I Have To
Forever. No thought. Not even a question. All real parents would say the same.
Saying Autism Out Loud
It wasn’t a secret word anymore. Soon it was just another aspect of our lives and categorized along with all of the other quirks in our family.