Raising an Autistic child can be very challenging, and at times heartbreaking. The following story is an autism mom’s lesson learned raising her autistic child. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did. It’s sad, but also inspiring.
It was 6:09 pm on a chilly November evening when the most beautiful . . . → Read More: A Mom’s Lesson Learned Raising an Autistic Child
It’s not easy for a 10 year old to explain to her friends about autism. My daughter has a bowling league she participates in on Saturdays. I take her and my son to it, and the lanes are filled with the kids in the league. I go early, find a table close . . . → Read More: Daughter Explaining Autism To Friends
It’s been about 16 years since I have bought textbooks for college. Back then, they were expensive. These days, they still are. I went onto Amazon to find out the cost of an Accounting text book. The lowest price for the one I searched on was $179. I then went over to . . . → Read More: Renting Textbooks and Operation Smile Donations
I wasn’t too worried about my daughter’s sleepover. I knew there would be a few rough moments, but they weren’t bad. All things considered, I think my daughter’s sleepover with her autism friend was a success. They both had a great time. My daughter’s new best friend was a little scared of . . . → Read More: Sleepover With Autism Friend A Success
We’ve come a long ways.
It’s time for my son’s yearly plan to be updated for OT (Occupational Therapy). His OT therapist asked me what I think he needs to work on. I couldn’t think of anything, except speech goals. She couldn’t think of anything, either. I am working on things at home, . . . → Read More: Ending OT Therapy For Autism Child
My Sweet Son
I read an article today about a Canadian family that received a letter from a neighbor. The letter was a hate mail letter directed towards their autistic son. Their teenage son, severely autistic, sounds a lot like mine. I cringed and was sickened by this quote in the . . . → Read More: Shocking Letter Targeting Autism Child
It was bound to happen. My little boy is a teenager. He’s not just a teenager, he’s an autistic teenager. I have had to learn a lot of new things with my autistic teenage boy. I think that one of the hardest has been disciplining an autistic teenager. My son is tall . . . → Read More: Disciplining An Autistic Teenager
One of my biggest issues with my autistic child is his bedwetting. I’ve tried everything to get my son to be potty trained at night, and nothing has worked. His doctor said it might be a problem with his sleep cycles. The only way to test that would be to have him go through . . . → Read More: Bedwetting Solutions For Autistic Child