A parent’s love is a special love. It is not about approval or accomplishment. It is about unconditional support and concern. It’s a love born in joy, nurtured during adversity and reconfirmed on a daily and hourly basis. It’s a love bound up in anxiety and expectation. Often worry and concern can creep in as

in Personal Narrative by Steven Josias

My new granddaughter is now six months old.  She does not do much except eat and sleep. She is just starting to sit up and may soon begin to crawl.  We can play a little peek-a-boo and a few other early infant games.  What can we do for fun to get to know each other?

in Personal Narrative by Steven Josias

I’m inclined to believe that autism is a gift. It is certainly something special that not every family gets to experience. When viewed from the outside autism may be considered to be a challenge. When viewed from the inside, autism is much more than that. A child with autism can be unique and unlike any

in Autism Parenting Advice by Steven Josias