The soundtrack of our compact house often sounds like this: a constant pounding — two-finger, hunt-and-peck style — on the keyboard in Ryan’s room as he types his hockey stats. Music from his iPod speaker, usually early vintage U2. And lately, the squeaking of his Air Jordans on the hardwood floors. To all those sounds […]Read more "All In"
The last time Ryan had a triennial re-evaluation for ongoing eligibility for special services, the psychological profile including the following statement from the evaluator: The family has gone on many enjoyable trips to places like Boston, Philadelphia, Detroit, New York City and Long Island. In the years since I could add the following: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa., […]Read more "My Traveling Companion"
It is always my goal to understand how my son’s mind works. I think I have a pretty good handle on it. He’s very linear and the pieces will usually fit in a nice straight line, allowing me to go from observation of a behavior to a conclusion about how and why that behavior occurred. […]Read more "Finding Connection in the Box Score"