I endured the rest of the class in stunned silence and never came back.
Tag: Nonverbal learning disorder
A Hundred Miles An Hour
My son turns television watching into an all-out physical event.
Angry, Not Angry
I didn’t get mad at him for an impulse that he obviously couldn’t control in that moment. I wanted to. A voice in my head said, “Yo. Freak out.”
The things I do for my son aren’t done for his recognition, appreciation, or even attention. They’re done because I love him.
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.
I Didn’t Know He Could Do That
My non-verbal son’s skill set stretches far beyond what any one person sees. It’s my job, as his advocate, to accept that.
Things He’ll Never Always Do
Kids aren’t all or nothing. Neither is Autism.
We All Agree On Bubbles
He wasn’t doing it for us. He was doing it for himself.
No Autism Assumptions
I tried not to view this proud moment as an opportunity for a future let down due to misplaced expectations.
A Strange Part of Autism Parenting
No one really said anything for a moment. They didn’t need to.
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