Autism doesn’t make him less than you or more than you. It makes him him.
Tag: nonverbal child
My Special Needs Son Changed How I See The World
We may struggle to help our children, but we never struggle to love them
He Showed Me That I Can Do Anything
I knew nothing about autism and nothing about being non-verbal. Hell, I knew nothing about having a son.
Chicken And Orange Juice
It’s not about words. It’s about communicating.
No Eating The Laundry!
No blankies in sight. That’s when he goes on the hunt like Elmer Fudd at Bed, Bath, and Beyond.
Working To Form This Bond With My Non-Verbal Son
If there was any chance that we could have the relationship that I envisioned rather than the one I feared, I was going to do everything in my power to make it happen.
The Relentless Persistence Of My Child With Autism
He wants what he wants when he wants it and will ask you repeatedly.
Taming The Lord Of The Living Room
Between quarantine and Summer break, it feels like he’s been in there for eons.
My Kid’s The One Sitting In The Middle Of The Playground
He won the standoff. He always wins the standoffs.
A Gentle Soul In An Angry World
Even when I play-fight with him, he giggles and wraps his arms around me for hugs.
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