My message to you for 2019. As 2019 brings several huge events and major achievements, I want to focus on what I want others to know and learn from Ruthfulness this year. This year, my story and journey of early intervention and autism will be published. I've had to reread and relive the pain of … Continue reading You’re not alone
The topic of marriage is always a discussion that leads to statistic rates and normally includes a discussion of divorce. I have written about divorce, autism and denial before and understand the reality that divorce is far too common among couples who have a child with autism or special needs child. I recently read in … Continue reading Marriage and Autism
The grass is greener on the other side... the perspective and belief that what others have is better than your situation. How often you have these thoughts? Confession. I do have these thoughts in relation to my life. It most certainly always relates to my special needs child and our family. I don't … Continue reading The Greener Grass
At my last IEP meeting I received a compliment from the compliance specialist in the district. She has been in every IEP meeting this school year! We had four meetings this year and she told me, "I just want to thank you for being so thorough, detail oriented and prepared for each and … Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Advocating
So, I am proud to say that "IT"S WORKING!!!" It's been a long 4-5 months but the changes that have been put into place are working! School, private speech, private OT, social skills class and home are all on the same page. Every adult that assists Max has commented in the last 6 days how … Continue reading It’s working!!!!