It's easy to teach, discipline and model the correct and expected behavior for our own family. Although we have been really taken a hit this past few weeks from others (mostly complete strangers.)
Much of our spare time is spent assisting her siblings understand the complexities of autism and trying to differentiate behaviors, meltdowns and 'just being a naughty kid.' We have had some little wins but all the 4 children have a point. At times it's not fair!
First day back at school for our princess, for that matter 3/4 of the tribe. Although this year has proven a bit trickier, more thought-out and planned the day itself was uneventful. The day started for Jenna at 5am and... Continue Reading →
Getting it wrong for the past 5 years I asked myself these questions: Did that lesson my abilities as a Dad? I missed the signs for Jen, what else have I missed? What did I do wrong? Why did I miss all the signals?