Why I Don’t Mind Being a Dis-Abled Family in a Hyper-Abled World: Part 1
In the last nine years post diagnosis, our family has made three significant moves to new school districts or cities. Each move was driven primarily by Jeremy’s schooling needs. In this regard, perhaps we’re no different from many modern families. After an extraordinary run of six years at our last school district, I thought we’d never experience such marvelous...read more
Autism Awareness: OK. You’re Aware. Now What?
Yesterday, April 2, 2013, was the UN Autism Awareness Day (April is Autism Awareness month.) I’m really glad we get a month, because autism is tricky, especially when no two people with autism are the same. I’m now eleven years into it with our son, and I’m still learning. So I completely respect that autism can be mystifying and intimidating for folks who aren’t...read more