Category Archives: February 2011

Autism Dad: “Say Cheese!”

On ground, getting a good pic of Ben presents a challenge. Even if I succeed in getting him to look at the camera, it’s nearly impossible to get him to smile. He simply doesn’t get the concept of smiling on … Continue reading

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Autism Dad: “For Ben on his Birthday”

Dear Ben: Happy #7 Big Man!! When I was your age, my family was living in the English countryside. At school I complained about not having my peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich and refused to eat Yorkshire pudding or whatever strange fare they … Continue reading

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Autism Dad: “Meet Kevin, my ex’s Boyfriend”

Ben’s autism singlehandedly killed his near obsession with, and considerable talent for, playing baseball. So it feels like something of a blessing that Ryan, my curly haired 5-year-old, shows interest in a game for which my father and I hold … Continue reading

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