Autism doesn’t make him less than you or more than you. It makes him him.
It’s offensive, but not offensive, but incredibly offensive, but innocent.
What if autism doesn’t make him a super hero doctor like they say on TV?
Being a dad is tough, but being a human is often tougher.
We may struggle to help our children, but we never struggle to love them
I knew nothing about autism and nothing about being non-verbal. Hell, I knew nothing about having a son.
It’s not about words. It’s about communicating.
No blankies in sight. That’s when he goes on the hunt like Elmer Fudd at Bed, Bath, and Beyond.
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.
He wants what he wants when he wants it and will ask you repeatedly.