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Life Hacks for the Autism Mom
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Life Hacks for the Autism Mom

The day after we received my son’s diagnosis, I didn’t blow dry my hair. I just put it back in a bun and thought, “Well,I’d better get used to this. The sound of the dryer is always going to bother him, so I might as well give up on looking presentable.” (Clea...
She never gives up
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She never gives up

Imitation: the assumption of behavior observed in other individuals.  Examples: Children learn by imitation of adults.   Charles Caleb Colton said, "Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery." Nothing can be more true than when the imitation comes ...
Can A Dorm Be Home?
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Can A Dorm Be Home?

After recent articles in the news about the best places for autistic adults to live, I started to rethink the issue of housing for my daughter. She is in high school and currently looking at colleges. This is a huge step for us, as it is for everyone, a...
A different kind of tired
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A different kind of tired

I get a little tired of always explaining my son's behaviors.  It's not that it's annoying and it's not that it takes a lot of time.  Sometimes, I just don't feel like doing it.  I just want to do what we need to do and go on with our day. I want folks to just...