Tag Archives: autistic

“It’s just a word…”

“It’s just a word…” Because I’m on disability now I spend a lot of my time interacting with others in on-line forums. They give me what interaction I need, but allow me time to formulate what I want to say, then edit it, then review it, then censor it, then edit it again, then post […]

Number two redo…

Someone on a forum I belong to mentioned that they read “Poo Poo on the Potty” and commented that it “is a milestone that very few parents or individuals of the “neuro-typical” world can trully understand and appreciate.” Shortly after I had originally posted it, another person had asked why I was making such a […]

Poo Poo on the Potty

September 13, 2013 is a huge milestone and one of my proudest days as a father. Not because my son, Ethan, is an awesome kid with autism… Not because he did so well at his Special Olympics competition last weekend… Not because he will be 10 in 2 months… Today is special because this morning […]

Really? Euthanize him?

I think that today, 8/20/2013, will forever be marked as a of sadness for parents of autistic children around the world, all because of single “mother” who chose to write a letter to the family of a boy with autism. Unfortunately, I have heard about the letter through too many reliable news sources since early […]

Back to School

Ahhh… summer is coming to a close and the kids are going back to school. Brittany is now a senior and applying to colleges, Ethan is now a 4th grader, growing like a weed and… the house is quiet during the day again. The beginning of a new school year is always stressful. From going […]