I discuss “little” things that aren’t “little” things all the time here on the blog. Judging by my reading of many other autism parent blogs, a lot of you do the same. Not Little Things are the rungs on the ladder of success we want our children to climb, with the ultimate goal being a […]Read more "Not Little Things"
This is not a political post, I promise. I try not to do that here. Just another brief snapshot from our lives as I navigate my post-Sandy commute. We have been working with Ryan on the idea of intolerance. He dismisses so many people from his worldview — girls, anyone that doesn’t like sports — […]Read more "A Word About Intolerance"
We talk about hockey a lot in my household. A lot. I use the hockey metaphors whenever I can to teach Ryan lessons, since it is one of the few subjects that consistently captures his attention. Occasionally I regret this approach, usually when Ryan turns it on me in a way that leaves me shaking […]Read more "When a Hockey Metaphor Goes Too Far"