Sometimes it seems like the only that is consistent about our autism journey is change. It’s an odd thing to call consistent, of course, but it’s true. While we focus on the present, we sometimes miss the bigger-picture changes that are happening right in front of our eyes. That is, until some milestone, event, or […]Read more "Set ‘Em Up, Knock ‘Em Down"
No matter the age, from peewee to the NHL, many hockey practices end the same way — with a shootout contest. The players take turns skating in alone against the goalie. If you score, you remain alive and get back in line. If you miss, you head to the dressing room. I’ve watched Ryan take […]Read more "When ‘Filthy’ Is a Good Thing"
I started and abandoned two different post this morning about last week and Ryan’s struggle with extreme anxiety over hockey statistics. It’s all a little raw and I’m not ready to delve in just yet. Maybe later this week. A brief update: Things continue to improve each day, but Ryan still can’t bring himself to […]Read more "Chirping From a Bike"