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.
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.
My Unspoken Bond With My Non-Verbal Son
Most people will go their entire lives and never have what he and I have. Most people would never even understand it.
Isn’t Raising A Special Needs Child Hard?
Then again, it’s hard being a parent at all. Actually it’s hard just being alive sometimes.
Don’t Let Them Make You Angry
This wasn’t a debate or disagreement. This was performance art.
A Note To The Rude, Bitter, and Broken
Some of the most beautiful human beings I have ever met have told me horror stories about interactions with some of the vilest individuals out there.
If I Had An Autism Magic Wand…
I often say that the world should try to be a little more like my son. We’d all be better for it.
We’re Going To Miss These Chaos Days
Once again, I learn about the world through his eyes in ways I never would have noticed on my own.
The Social Distance Of An Autism Parent
Some friends have understood. Others haven’t. To be completely honest, sometimes I didn’t either.
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