asd · aspergers · autism · HFA

Real Life Autism ~ Top Ten Posts

I share a lot about our life and autism. This isn’t about the causes or other scholarly information, this is just Real Life Autism.  I recently created a page for most of the posts I have written related to autism. Since there are many posts on that page, I thought I would pull some of the most… Continue reading Real Life Autism ~ Top Ten Posts

autism · HFA · special needs

High Functioning Autism: Sabotaging Normal

Shhh….Don’t say that too loud, you’ll jinx it! Sometimes we have days that seem so calm and boring that we almost start to use the n-word. I mean, you know … that word that is not allowed to be used by parents of children with special needs. It’s the taboo word… And sometimes, I think D works… Continue reading High Functioning Autism: Sabotaging Normal

autism · HFA · siblings

High Functioning Autism: Special Siblings

Mommy, sometimes I wish we had a dragon scale… We had just come through a pretty explosive meltdown, the biggest one we had all summer, probably the biggest we have had in 6 months at least. There were dirty clothes spread throughout the kitchen and dining room from the laundry hamper that was thrown, there… Continue reading High Functioning Autism: Special Siblings