I reminded her that her brother loved her and would never hurt her on purpose.
I'm James Guttman, father of two children. One non-verbal with autism and one non stop verbal with attitude. New Posts: Every Monday and Wednesday
Tag: special needs sibling
When People Don’t Say “Hello” To My Non-Verbal Child
To not do so is to not treat my son like a human.
When Just Being A Person Is Harder Than Being A Parent
Being a dad is tough, but being a human is often tougher.
Teaching My Non-Verbal Son That His Sister’s There For Him Too
I’ll never put demands on either of them. Love and family aren’t about demands.
My Son With Autism Might Hate Your Party, But Please Invite Us Anyway
The key to everything is repetition.
Sometimes His Sister Knows Best
My special needs son has a sister whose point of view helps him grow in all the right ways.
My Special Needs Son Isn’t Why I’m Late, But He’s Why I Might Leave Early
We stopped at Starbucks and drove around in circles.
False Assumptions About Special Needs Families
Families with special needs children don’t pass a test. We’re simply people.
Raising A Great Special Needs Sibling
She’s prioritized on the same level he is – not above and not below.
My Greatest Easter Gift
I want her to be a strong and caring member of the family. Days like that make me realize that she is.
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