Tag Archives: Clock

My Son’s Anchors

On the dining room table is a yellow bucket, containing five toys with mirrored surfaces. Along-side this bucket, are four time-devices (two alarm clocks, one wall clock, and a watch). Upstairs in my son’s bedroom he has a slinky, three … Continue reading

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One zoo, two children, and… a clock

We visited the local zoo today; the first time for both of our children. I finally felt my 5 year-old autistic son would be able to handle the newness, the long walk, and take joy in the experience. (Plus a … Continue reading

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A conversation with Yoda, if he was autistic, and liked clocks…

My autistic son has a lot to say. But what he’s saying and what he means is still often a mystery. I’ve decided to record his words while I sit at the computer for a rest between chores. It will … Continue reading

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