Tag Archives: autism

In the Spotlight

Today, I found myself in a mental tug-of-war. My son and his fellow classmates were each asked to wear a t-shirt specifically designed for the purpose of teaching ‘acceptance’. Acceptance of their disabilities, to be exact. On one hand, I’m … Continue reading

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Honesty Does Hurt

How can you be honest when it breaks your heart? Today, I hesitate. There is a multi-page assessment sitting in front me waiting to be filled out. Within the pages are questions about my autistic son’s abilities, whose 18th birthday … Continue reading

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200 Mugs – One-Liner Wednesday

“I eat it because it has a lot of potassium in it,” I told my son. Curious, he grabbed the container to read the nutrition facts on the back. After giving him a moment to read it over I asked … Continue reading

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He Doesn’t Get Angry

“You know how hard it can be to control your emotions, especially when you get angry, right?” Perplexed, my son had no answer to give when his speech therapist asked him this question. After a few moments of silence I … Continue reading

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