I've been pretty quiet this summer because I'm been much more reflective of the level of growth from my son. Although, we have our moments of struggle where we really see autism; we have seen so much growth. I've had moments in the past when I thought that my son may not every talk to … Continue reading Growing Up Fast
Dear Ruth, It's been a real tough journey over the last year and three years. You have hung in there well but you cannot keep this pace. Ruth, you are so strong and Max is so lucky to have you fight for him. At times, I didn't know if you or I would make it; … Continue reading A Letter to Myself
I had two stressful days....well, I've had a stressful four months. Today, when I opened my son's folder from school there was a note from the teacher. There is normally a note. However, today was different. "Max had a great day. He was able to express his needs/wants with us." And then I start … Continue reading Happy Cry
Update to a post first written 2 years ago! So, I gave some damn good advice there! And I even followed my own advice! In two years, we have completed the diagnosis process as well as the early intervention process to enter into an IEP and public schools. Now, we are fine tuning therapy and … Continue reading Doing what’s best for your child….the teacher or the mom?