An autism mom explains how receiving a diagnosis at an early age can benefit your child’s development. It all started with the spinning. I remember walking into our living room and seeing my six-month-old son sitting upright on our hardwood floors, spinning his toy aquarium bowl as if his life depended on it. I recall

in Autism Diagnosis by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty

I casually sip my tea while lying on the couch in this great new wrap my mom got me for Christmas. I’m reading a book I love and contentedly snacking on leftover holiday cookies in my quiet house. Justin, my 16-year-old with severe autism, is upstairs on the computer driving around Monmouth County on the

in Personal Narrative by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty