He might not always have someone there to check on his batteries. That’s the whole problem that many special needs parents face.
They’re just extra steps needed to make his practice into perfect.
He doesn’t have to ask, expect, or appreciate. I do it because I love him
It’s my responsibility to take responsibility when it’s my responsibility.
He may be non-verbal, but that doesn’t mean he’s non-social.
Don’t do what I do. I won’t do what you do. We do what’s right for our families.
My non-verbal son with autism has always been fiercely anti-mask…although not for a political reason.
Distance learning wasn’t made for children like my boy and, even when he was on task, he wasn’t actually taking in new information.
This entire process went from a minor annoyance to a major catastrophe. Suddenly the new normal today was something that would have seemed like science fiction in February.
One day without school turned into two and then three and then fifteen. Soon, no one knew what day it was, when things were going back to normal, and what exactly was happening.