Autism: a first-hand view

This is just too powerful not to share. As a father of a child with autism, every single day I look at my son and wonder about what’s happening inside that little head of his. I wonder what he’s thinking, what he sees, and how he’s processing everything happening around him. Yet most every day,…

Sometimes Miracles Happen Slowly

(Writer’s note: Sometimes I think I write this stuff for myself rather than any so-called ‘audience’ and that’s fine. As I mentioned awhile ago, talking to myself helps insure a solid understanding of what I’m trying to say. After all, if I don’t get it – I can’t imagine that you would.) I mentioned recently…

A coming out. Sort of.

Yesterday was Autism Awareness Day. Now I won’t go into a lot of details about the statistics or what it means to be autistic – as there are plenty of resources available online – but I’ll say that for the longest time I just thought that autism was a form of mental-retardation that couldn’t be…