Arizona and Autism

On a previous installment of Life at the Speed of Matt, you might recall that young Matt was struggling big-time with my move to Arizona. As I’ve often tried to hit home in these blogs about Matt, transitions are not easy for kids on the autism spectrum. Those with autism simply have a more difficult time adjusting to change.

What would you do?

I don’t have the answer to immigration reform. While I certainly agree that the status quo isn’t working, I don’t the think the solution is the blanket statement of “Kick ’em out!”; especially when it comes to children.

52,000 unaccompanied children – many sick and hungry – have been apprehended in recent months coming to the US from Mexico. What should be done? What’s the right thing to do???