Parenting on the Autism Spectrum – The Good Men Project

When our son was first diagnosed with autism, there were a plethora of activities we couldn’t and wouldn’t be able to do. A simple trip to Target was hell. The toddler years were hard, with weeks of no sleep, hours of screams, biting and not eating. Thankfully, with lots of help from some very caring therapists, teachers and professionals, we are in a much happier and communicative place. Now that he’s older, he continues to show us all the things he can do that make him special. Recently, he informed us the “n” in the logo for 7ELEVEn was wrong because it’s the only lowercase letter. And then he showed us an arrow in the FedEx logo that we’ve never paid attention to. He sees the world slightly differently than we do and never ceases to amaze us. …

Source: Parenting on the Autism Spectrum – The Good Men Project

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