The Delicate Balance of Transparency

What we say about our autistic kids and how we say it will affect their future The theme of this entire blog platform is geared toward helping young parents in their journey with autism. Very little of it (so far anyway) has to do with autistic adults. But one fundamental ingredient all parents need to […]

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Unconventional

Sometimes when we are trying to help our kids through chronic struggles, we flat run out of ideas. My son deals with a lot of fear when it comes to some common things in life. Jamie and I work and work toward helping him through those fears, but sometimes we lose hope that he will […]

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Getting Past the Definitions and Identities

If you have not been diagnosed with autism, and your child has, what was the first thing you thought when you got your child’s diagnosis? I’d be willing to bet it was something like, “My child has autism, they will not be defined by autism , therefore they are not autistic.” I did this very […]

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