As of now, I only tell people on a need-to-know basis. But I am second guessing this decision
And I find myself torn between wondering if she can help it or if she is doing it on purpose because she knows logically when we talk about these situations what is wrong, but she continuously does the wrong thing.
My daughter does this thing where if she respects someone, she generally listens to them and is kind to them.
I don’t care what causes autism. The governor’s Research Center for Autism at Rutgers is wasting valuable money that should be treating the living-breathing persons who live in our own state
She wants things to be black and white.
School breaks are so hard. And I feel like I am holding my breath…
Whether it is her reaction to a gift not being what is expected or looking in different directions for a family photo— the smallest things can set her off, or even upset others.
There was a time when I found myself so caught up in trying to fix her and catch up to things her peers did without a struggle.
“My child is on the spectrum, but she is very capable of participating in this activity.”
She has paced in circles and is now rage coloring.