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* K is for kindergartners with disabilities

Blogging A-Z: K is for kindergartners with disabilities.  I recently read an insightful article on early identification of disabilities.  “Hurry Up and Wait” was written by Cathy G. 337 more words

EC Philosophy And Issues

26:19 Autistic Standard Time

First off, I should preface this by pointing out I am not a doctor or psychologist, and that the extent of my medical training is making out with a plastic CPR doll at age 15. 338 more words

I can't celebrate

I should be celebrating.

I should be feeling proud and happy, that we have achieved so much in such a short space of time.

Both Ian and I attended Lachlan’s support plan review meeting yesterday, the meeting was very positive, everyone was amazed at how much progress Lachlan has made in the last year. 606 more words


Respite is not failure

It is one of the many ironies about having children with additional needs: we fight long and hard for respite but when we do get it we struggle emotionally to accept and embrace it. 754 more words


A Diagnosis on the Horizon

Or (hopefully) not.

We had our second visit with the neurologist yesterday and he’s sending Wolf for an MRI (which likely won’t happen for months) and for genetic testing which is done using a blood sample. 354 more words

Global Developmental Delay

The Sweetest Boy

I don’t know a lot about other autistic children. Hell, I often feel like I have the only nonverbal autistic child in the world. Which I know can’t be true. 589 more words

Accepting Autism

From Regret to Forgiveness: A Memoir (Part I)

I do not really believe it when people say they have no regrets.  I think it is just easier to put it that way.  True, you become a better person and all that because of certain challenges; but really, those were times you can never be given back – ever again.  1,029 more words