Tag Archives: reality

Dusting Off My Soap Box

According to Autism Action Partnership, the cost of therapies and treatments for a child with autism can exceed $40,000 to $60,000 per year. The lifetime cost of raising a child with autism is $3.2 million a year. A big majority of autism treatments are not covered by insurance. Families are caught between a rock and a hard place as they work to provide for their children but without any support or quality child care to help them maintain their full-time jobs.

Join Us in Remembering the Lost.

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Autism Awareness Month. I’ve already told you that the newest numbers (from four-year-old data) from the CDC are 1 in 68 children being diagnosed on the spectrum. There are other numbers that people need to know though. Roughly half, or 48%, of children with an ASD attempt to elope from a […]

Gluten Strikes Again

Things have been really good.  So good that Brian has attended things like Colin’s gig and a hockey game with very little meltdown behavior. In fact he danced the night away at Colin’s gig. And his brother and cousin used the noise-cancelling headphones way more than he needed to at the hockey game. He actually […]