Tag Archives: autism

New Project

I know it’s been a little bit since I have posted a blog, but I have been busy.  As most of you know, I am a mom of an autistic child.  Although my son has been high functioning, there was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Autism Awareness Month

It’s April and that brings with it Autism Awareness Month.  So many people are afraid of the word autism, or the people that are blessed to have it.  Yes, I said blessed.  I don’t see autism as a disability.  As … Continue reading

Posted in autism, parenting, single mom, stress | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Journey Through Autism – Part V

Our journey continued as my son got ready to make the transition to the school system at age three from Early Intervention. I must say after hearing a number of horror stories, I was extremely nervous about having the IEP … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Journey Through Autism – Part IV

As my son progressed through Early Intervention, symptoms of Autism became more and more clear to the speech pathologist. She brought in a behavioral specialist to help us learn how to get him out of the corner or the closet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Journey Through Autism – Part III

The journey continues with Early Intervention services. The speech pathologist that arrived was a bubbly, energetic person. Looking back, she became my son’s lifeline. Her first goal was to teach him sign language as a means to communicate. This isn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Journey Through Autism – Part II

I sit here preparing to write this blog, allowing myself to go back in time to when my son was an infant and this journey began, and it is difficult. It was a lonely time for me, even though I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Journey Through Autism – Part I

Taking life for granted – how often do we do this? Over the past eighteen years, I have learned a lot about small victories and taking things for granted. Eighteen years ago my son was born. By the time he … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment