But how does that help me now? Now that there is nowhere left to go? Does no one understand that our children are capable of growing? That they won’t always be the bad kid.
The majority of parents I know will tell you that their babies smiled, waved, and made eye contact within the normal developmental range when they were infants. Those milestones convinced both ourselves and general practitioners that our children were in the clear. But they weren’t.
We are bombarded by opinions and comments often. This is my advice to other families: Do not listen to what other people say about your child. I think the most common jab that we get are the constant comments from people trying to convince us our child doesn’t have autism. Or ADHD isn’t real. We’re … Continue reading Day 6: You can’t listen when your mouth is running
Sadly, the most popular content on my blog is the bits about what to do when your child’s enrollment is terminated from daycare. Today, during some additional research, I came across this court case against a YMCA in Ohio. Basically, if your child needs moficiations such as staff to undergo training to learn how to … Continue reading Kicked Out of Daycare? Lawyer up! (continued)
They thrive on routines and structure is a crucial component to helping them function at their best.
This is high-functioning autism everyone. I got an awesome job and now I’m losing my mind over childcare.
A few weeks ago in the midst of the whole Momo debacle, I made the mistake of showing my daughter a picture of the creature to ask if she knew who it was.
The point of my blog is to see things from our perspective. To make an emotional connection that sparks that aha moment of awareness in people and how they impact our community.
We are currently on the upward side of our journey. This week, Ally has tried 3 new foods and I’ve been looking into summer camp options for her.
I feel like I learn something new each day on this journey. Some days have successes and others bring failures. No matter what the day brings, I keep telling myself never to say never when it comes to Ally. She surprises me every day.