Two blog posts in my inbox caught my attention recently. One, from Austim-Mom.com, pulled something out of my recent post about Ryan tackling an aerial obstacle course. To prep Ryan for the course, I showed him YouTube videos of it to give him some visual perspective about the challenges he was going to face. Autism […]Read more "Disconnected Connection"
Ryan’s essay, posted here on Friday, garnered a lot more traffic than a typical post. Like, 30 times more. This was thanks to some generous sharing in the autism/blogging community. The feedback was very positive and I’ve shared some of it with Ryan. I wasn’t going to write a post today, I wanted to let […]Read more "The Power of Words"
On Saturday morning, we attended a New Jersey Devils player “meet and greet” for season-ticket holders. If you’ve been a regular reader here, you might be thinking, “Wow, I bet your kids were unbelievably excited for that!” And you’d be correct — about Riley (although she was saddened by the news that her idol Martin […]Read more "When the Pieces Fall Into Place"