Tag Archives: Children

Autism Dad: Autism & Optimism

You have been with me during my darkest days. So I am happy to report that 2012 is off to a great start. And I am feeling good! http://youtu.be/CJA69C6SlRk 1. Took the boys to the park on New Year’s Day. … Continue reading

Posted in January 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Autism Dad: Happy New Year…

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for this great connection. Knowing that we’re all in this together makes the challenges we’re facing much easier to cope with. Wishing you and your family a safe and happy 2012, filled with love, compassion, and … Continue reading

Posted in December 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Autism Dad: Anything’s Possible

Breaking News: Pizza boy Ben just ate yogurt–not the frozen kind either–for the very first time, or at least the first time I ever witnessed it. It may be a small step for mankind, but in my book, it means … Continue reading

Posted in December 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Autism Dad: I Need Your Help

I need your help. This one’s a biggie, and it doesn’t have anything to do with Ben or Ryan. Let me retract that one. It has EVERYTHING to do with them, because their dad has been out of work for … Continue reading

Posted in December 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Autism Dad: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone…so much to be grateful for…my father, my boys, this beautiful fall morning…and for having a connection with you!    

Posted in November 2011 | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Autism Dad: IEP Recap

At today’s IEP meeting: Teresa and I agreed that it’s time for Ben to have another EEG to check for seizure activity. Because Ben’s speech has regressed, we’re going to get him more therapy outside of the classroom. There was … Continue reading

Posted in September 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Autism Dad: IEP for my VIP

  While observing Ben’s classroom the other day, I saw something that concerned me. When the class does group work, Ben completely zones out while the other “special needs” kids are more engaged and responsive. This doesn’t surprise me. If … Continue reading

Posted in September 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments