Category Archives: August 2011

Autism Dad: Happy Friday!

Without my boys (bummed!), putting finishing touches on a screenplay, mullling over some new biz opps, sad that summer seems to be slipping away, excited about what tomorrow will bring. Happy Friday everyone!!

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Autism Dad: Brothers Revisited

According to a new study, children with older siblings who are on the spectrum may have a higher risk of developing autism than previously thought. The study found the ASD recurrence risk in younger siblings was almost 19%, and in … Continue reading

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Autism Dad: “Cry Daddy, Part 2″

Ben has always shown a fascination with crying. I first wrote about it in “Cry Daddy”: I can’t help but wonder why Ben is drawn to the anguished sound of a crying baby. Is he being empathetic or is he … Continue reading

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Autism Dad: “Hold the Sauce”

At the stove. The spaghetti is boiling and the sauce simmering. Sense Ben’s eyes on me. Feels like I’m being micromanaged. I stir the sauce, causing a frantic Ben to blurt out, “I don’t want it!! I don’t want!” Turning … Continue reading

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Autism Dad: Photo Management Failures (PMFs)

Ryan was looking totally adorable, like a summer day, with his blonde curls and big blue eyes. It was one of my favorite pics and made an ideal desktop background. I was on the computer and could sense Ben standing … Continue reading

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