It’s All In The Mess

I have this trick you see.  I know how hard my son has worked at school by the state his clothes or in this case the state of his boots.   When he was younger in kindergarten his hair would have paint or glue in it and his clothes would be stained with every art…

Thinking About the Sibling of an Autistic Child

The other day I was reading a blog post about a Mom’s very legitimate concerns about what Autism brings to the sibling of an Autistic  child.  I truly understood where she was coming from because it’s one thing as parents that we have the  responsibility for our children but what about siblings to each other?…

Hearts That Bind

Johnny has been having lots of fun at school playing with his friend Elise so I thought I’d help him out last Friday and include a special cookie for both of them to have at snack time. The Educational Assistant wrote: “such a big smile on his face as he gave it to her.” I…