Tagged: autism

The Day He Asked for Orange Soda

  A few weeks ago we were sitting in the office of a psychologist, where H was getting evaluated to see where exactly he was developmentally. The doctor was asking him to complete a variety...

My Wannabe Criminal

April is Autism Acceptance Month and I hope to share many of my colorful autism stories.

That’s Not Fair

That’s Not Fair

 Every morning at around 6:15am Henry opens my door and jumps into my bed. Most of the time I wake up when he does this, other times I don’t notice until I feel...

Our Family Habit

I’m starting namoblopo 2 days late because you know, I was busy forgetting to take out the trash.

Day 23: 45 Minutes of Connection

Day 23: 45 Minutes of Connection

I was trying really hard to get some homework done today. But then something happened. Henry came up to me and wanted to sit by me.  He sat on my lap as we looked...

Day 20: Through The Eyes of My Child

One of the things that fascinates me the most about my ASD kiddo is his fascination with technology. He doesn’t talk a lot, and it can be very frustrating to not know what he...

Day 11: Ignorance Knows No Boundaries

Day 11: Ignorance Knows No Boundaries

A few years ago I was browsing in a bookstore and found a book called “Ten Things Your Child With Autism Wishes You Knew.” I was tempted to buy at least a dozen copies...

What’s the Point?

What’s the Point?

Today I stumbled across on interview that NBC’s Brian Williams recently did with Jerry Seinfeld, where Seinfeld reveals that “on a very drawn out scale,” he thinks he is on the autism spectrum. Because...