My son’s surgery was rescheduled for January, because he had the flu. We got a phone call from the doctor, and she wants to push it to April. Why? Because she wants to look at placing a hearing aid at the same time. This has me worried. We have not decided about hearing aids . . . → Read More: Hearing Aids For Autistic Child
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