advert
autism
Mar22
Life’s Not Fair, Whether I Help My Teens or Not

Life’s Not Fair, Whether I Help My Teens or Not

by

The knife-edge between encouraging my teens to self-advocate and stepping in while I still can is a precarious one, especially in a world that’s unfair.

Feb15
Update On: The Homeless In-Laws

Update On: The Homeless In-Laws

by

An update from a letter writer on a particularly hairy and sticky family situation and lessons learned for the future.

Feb11
To Label Or Not To Label, That Is The Question

To Label Or Not To Label, That Is The Question

by

A reader wants to know the value of putting a label on a struggling older child, or does it even matter? I have strong opinions on this one.

Feb03
Autism and Illness: Our Last Frontier?

Autism and Illness: Our Last Frontier?

by

As my autistic son grows and matures, his awareness and coping skills grow, too. But I’m still grappling with his awareness (or lack thereof) when he’s sick.

Dec01
The Glass Is Exactly As Full As It Should Be

The Glass Is Exactly As Full As It Should Be

by

While trying to balance helping my autistic son’s potential and limitations, I don’t always get it right. The good news is, he does, in spite of me.

Nov19
How To Help When Far-Away Family Is In Crisis

How To Help When Far-Away Family Is In Crisis

by

Today’s query asks if being far away means a concerned aunt can’t help her nephew, and my answer is that she can help more than she thinks.

Page 1 of 612345...Last »