Life juxtaposed.

It's been a while since I've really sat down and painted my mind on the screen so I thought I'd post a lil bloggy blog today! I'm a very "in my head" type person. I'm a deep thinker, always have been. I think about anything and everything and why and how things became the way … Continue reading Life juxtaposed.

Autism Miracles- 11/12/13 THE NIGHT THE STARS ALL ALIGNED JUST FOR US!!

I'm still shook up!! Bug had almost a whole hour tonight where he was totally and completely lucid and stim and script free. For an entire HOUR! He told me more in that hour than I've heard in the past 3 months. He talked seriously about things he never talks about and he spoke with … Continue reading Autism Miracles- 11/12/13 THE NIGHT THE STARS ALL ALIGNED JUST FOR US!!

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PEOPLE WHO HAVE AUTISM

1. NEVER under-estimate an individual because they are on the spectrum. Some of the most intelligent, interesting, and most capable people I know have Autism.  2. Don't assume that people with autism are emotionless or uncaring if they don't respond in a way you would expect others to respond. Often times people on the spectrum … Continue reading 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PEOPLE WHO HAVE AUTISM

I would if i could .. Prying myself away

I find my feelings get harder and harder to explain as this journey with my son moves along over the years. When I was mad it was easy to say I was mad. When I was sad it was easy to say I was sad. The feelings I have these days are so different, they … Continue reading I would if i could .. Prying myself away

Autism speaks does not speak for a majority of the autism community

If you are reading this right now and you haven't been living under a rock for the past several years you have probably heard of the organization Autism Speaks.  A long time ago before my years of sleepless nights and autism research, I used to donate to Autism Speaks thinking to myself, "Wow I am … Continue reading Autism speaks does not speak for a majority of the autism community