She is equal to her brother and, in my eyes, just as important.
Tag: nonverbal autism
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.
Let Them Look
On this day, in this room, for this concert, my main goal was to make sure we stayed until the finish.
They’re not here to make me feel better. They’re here to help my son.
Making It Through That One Day
Keeping his iPad away for the entire final day of Spring Break sounded crazy to everyone, including me, but it had to be done.
The Motivations of Thankless Parenting
Fireworks don’t go off for great parental achievements. There are no major awards to be handed out.
Autism Awareness After April Ends
He’s not being rude. He’s being him. If you’re patient, though, he’s fantastic.
It’s Not About Me
I may have helped, but his successes were about him doing it, not me teaching him.
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