You’re On Notice

Life with autism is often described as a roller coaster — long, slow steady uphill followed by precipitous drops. Lately, ours has resembled more of a fever chart, as Ryan’s moods spike wildly between happiness and explosive anger, with very little in between. Whenever there is a sudden change in behavior, we go searching for […]

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That’s Better

The email arrived from Veronica on Friday afternoon, at the end of the long and frustrating week. From: Veronica Date: September 21, 2012, 3:40:49 PM EDT To: Neil Subject: ugh Got call from guidance counselor wanting to discuss Ryan’s course study with us. I just returned her call and left a VM informing her that […]

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