If you ever had a doubt that individuals with disabilities want to do the same things as non-disabled individuals watch this video and learn otherwise.
To my son Cade on his recent graduation: I’m so sorry. I’m sorry that I haven’t prepared you for the future that’s ahead of you. For the years when I will no… Continue reading
Oh how I wish that Cade would stop picking his skin. This phase of his is driving me nuts. The slightest bump or blemish is poked and pulled until the remaining wound meets… Continue reading
“You know what else everybody likes? Parfaits! Have you ever met a person, you say, ‘Let’s get some parfait,’ they say, ‘Hell no, I don’t like no parfait.’? Parfaits are delicious!” In my… Continue reading
“Oooh…” Walking toward the couch Cade murmured. “You don’t sit on the glass.” Like a bandit with a guilty conscience, Cade proceeded to give himself away. “Now you broke it.” Unfortunately, I knew… Continue reading
“Why bother?” Staring in the bathroom mirror, I asked myself. “Why bother attempting a family vacation?” The scratches across my forehead and neck made me question myself. Traveling with autism presents many unique… Continue reading
There I sat in disbelief. On the cold travertine tile surrounding the toilet flange, I chiseled away. Once again, brother-in-law Brett broke the commode. Although forty-five, he remains eternally twelve. Pulsating through the sewer pipes, Brett’s… Continue reading