Tag Archives: disability

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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He’s a Person Too

My son may not talk like others. He may not behave as people would expect. He may appear distant and uninterested. He may even seem content in the world in which his mind resides, without need of companionship or conversation. … Continue reading

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The Truth Is…

The truth is, children with developmental disabilities get left out. I’ve seen it. Maybe it’s good that I only had one child. That way there’s no possibility of giving one child more attention than the other. I’ve seen in families … Continue reading

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Autism – Milestones and Triumphs

My son got ready for school in record time this morning. That allowed us a few extra minutes to cuddle together on the couch before heading off to the school bus. As he was resting his head against my shoulder, … Continue reading

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