Autism fact: Boys are diagnosed with Autism four times more often than girls. It even showed on our Steps for Autism race team shirts, and we didn’t think about it until we saw the sign on the race route. 9 boys and 3 girls. 25% girl names. D1’s shirt says “I’m running for Calcifer, Eli, […]
We are running the Steps for Autism 5K on April 22nd and I would love to add your child’s name to the back of our T-shirts! Comment here and we will add a name to our shirts for you! Event Information can be found at the Steps for Autism website.
My son wants to go to college. Maybe my high-functioning, Autism Spectrum teenager will go to college eventually. Maybe he will be able to organize and focus himself enough to tackle the course load that college guarantees. But what if he can’t? Talk in education circles always tends toward thoughts of rigorous curriculum and college […]
I am a special needs parent, advocacy is my primary job. All parents are in the position of caring for and watching out for their kids, but parents of special needs kids have unique duties. Dictionary.com defines the word advocate as follows: We speak on our child’s behalf. We run interference between our child and friends, […]
Homeschooling with Autism is different sometimes. Me: So is your writing assignment ready to turn in to Miss Liz? D1: (Silence) Me: Please bring me the laptop so I can see your writing. D1 (10 minutes later, minus laptop): Hey Mom, did you know that if you put a Bh and an HH into a […]