Monthly Archives: May 2014

Seeking Independence

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This past year has been a real growing year for my oldest son and his path to independence.  It started with allowing him to ride his bike to the library (the next street over) and grew to walking home from school one day a week with our neighbors.  It’s been a learning curve for the […]

How I Became “That Parent”

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Today I watched another mystery rash grow from just the top of his chest, to his belly, to his legs, his back, his feet, and finally his cheeks. I googled (and don’t do that, I don’t know why I do it, you will have yourself believing your child has everything from measles to some rare avian flu). I checked his temperature regularly. I thought about his sleeping pattern. I thought about what he had ate or what substances he had been near. I hemmed and hawed, not wanting to be “that parent”.

Autism Lives Here: Happiness Is

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Autism Lives Here: A Sunday ritual.

Pictures that give a glimpse into our life with autism. Pictures that may show how distinctly different our lives are from yours because of autism. Or pictures that may show how similar our lives are regardless of autism.

Autism Lives Here: Distinguished Alumni Award

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Autism Lives Here: A Sunday ritual.

Pictures that give a glimpse into our life with autism. Pictures that may show how distinctly different our lives are from yours because of autism. Or pictures that may show how similar our lives are regardless of autism.

Autism Lives Here: Mom, Mom, Mom

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Autism Lives Here: A Sunday ritual.

Pictures that give a glimpse into our life with autism. Pictures that may show how distinctly different our lives are from yours because of autism. Or pictures that may show how similar our lives are regardless of autism.