Healthy Momentum

I weighed myself this morning and am down six-and-a-half pounds since July 2. For most people that shouldn’t be that big of a deal. I mean: it’s not as if I jumped on Facebook to let everyone know (although people certainly post a lot more mind-numbing content than that.) Yet here I am sitting in…

Facing Challenges

There is simply too much good in this story not to share it. At the same time, I think we all could use a reminder that despite the struggles or problems we face in our lives – facing them head-on, with a good attitude and a solid team is the only option. Case in point:…

Special Spartans Super Heroes

An Autistic Girl at McDonalds

I was just at McDonalds for lunch and there was a large group in the dining area – a couple of adults and about seven kids. Yet even before glancing over at them or giving them any sort of attention or acknowledgement, I knew that at least one of them was special needs and more than likely autistic.

It was the stimming.

Autistic Speech

There was a time when my wife and I thought we had lost our son forever. Autism has taken so much from our son and there were times we worried if he’d ever talk or communicate.

Holy crap were we proven wrong on that one!

Stacking paper cups into a pyramid