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People ask us all the time when we are having another child. I know people are genuinely curious and don’t mean anything rude at all by asking us. I usually just say we haven’t decided yet, or sometimes I say I don’t know, and try to change the subject. Here is what I really want […]
“Because he has autism,” I reply.
Sometimes it’s really hard for me, because every day I have to remind others of why my son is not typical.
With kids it’s easier. They don’t fully understand what autism is, but they do […]
EDITED: Due to a change in platforms, all of the old links to dmergent.org are broken. As a result, I am going back through and posting the entire texts of the articles that I linked to. You can find the articles at [D]mergent through the search function as well, but any old links will lead […]
This post is in response to the question “What is saving your life now?” that Sarah Bessey posed (quoting from Barbara Brown Taylor) on her blog at sarahbessey.com.
Today is my son AJ’s fourth birthday, and I have a 6 ¾ inch scar on my lower abdomen […]
So, I’ve been busy. So busy that I missed last week’s Top Ten Tuesday post and didn’t get this week’s done in time. So here’s a silly Top “Five” Tuesday/Wednesday post on what I’ve been up to:
1. Research, Finding, Calling: researching more about Autism, trying to find a new doctor for AJ and making […]
My son has Autism-Spectrum Disorder. He also has a speech delay.
We had a wonderful appointment today at the OU Child Study Center–I highly, highly recommend them. It took us 10 months from when we requested the appointment until today, but it was worth it.
We have good support and plans for moving […]
Tuesday, August 23rd is a date that our family has been waiting for. Back in October, we finally convinced our son’s doctor to contact the OU Child Study Center and refer us to them for an autism evaluation. The OU Child Study Center offers a team approach to evaluating and assessing autism-spectrum disorders (ASD). There […]