I’m Listening

John Elder Robison is one of the most thoughtful voices in the autism community. So when he speaks, I pay attention. I like to think I have a pretty good understanding of autism, at least of the variety that has touched my family. But I do not, nor would I ever pretend to, know how […]

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Happy Instagramming

I knew this day was coming. Riley, having recently reached the age at which I’d promised her she could get an Instagram account, was busy counting followers and likes and creating the perfect selfie. I felt good about holding out for a few years, and her account came with some provisions — which Riley came […]

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#TBT: When We Did Disney

I was browsing old photos on Facebook this morning, searching for inspiration. That’s when I realized that seven years ago yesterday, I posted an album of our first (and thus far only) trip to Disney. Seven years! I can’t believe it has been that long. But even more than that, I can’t believe how successful […]

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