Monthly Archives: January 2012

The day I told him he has “awesome.” Part Two: Revelations.

(Continued from Part One) Sesame Street happened. They were doing a lovely segment about the variations between families, which lead to a discussion between my son and I about his own family and extended family, and how we differ from … Continue reading

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The day I told him he has “awesome.” Part One: The book that couldn’t be found.

Just two weeks ago I was publicly agonizing over the questions of when and how to tell my six-year-old son that he has autism. The great outcome of my public agonizing (the private agonizing had been going on for many … Continue reading

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My Liebster Award (caving to the meme)

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I’ve had two blogsters that I greatly respect, decide that I deserve the Liebster Award (insert icon thusly:) The award is a way for bloggers to recognise and bring attention to other newish / underappreciated bloggers (as defined by having … Continue reading

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“Can I laugh like this..?”

Doing something for the first time with my son can require a lot of preparation and planning; this is particularly true for something I plan to do with him in a couple of weeks: Take him to his first movie. … Continue reading

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When and how to tell him he’s autistic?

There was a time that I thought I’d never have to deal with the question, of when and how to tell my son he is autistic, since his autism was so severe that it got in the way of meaningful … Continue reading

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