Autism is like a mystery That slowly unfolds You don’t know each day that comes What it’s gonna hold Some days are easy, Some days are not Some days to get by as a parent, It takes all the strength you’ve got You love your child dearly, That is very true So with every new

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Her favorite toy signs to me Its blue and purple lights twinkle in the darkness of her room. It talks of adventures And magic This princess doll does not know that the most magical girl in the world Is holding onto it. She is our princess. She is our world, quiet and contemplative. She holds

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Autism is hard to navigate Each new day you don’t know what’s on your plate. Some days are a breeze and some are not Courage and inner strength, you need a lot. Every autistic child is not alike So each parent sees things in a different light. Taking your kid out to do things around,

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Mommy tells me you have autism I don’t understand the name Mommy says you see things differently But to me, you look the same… Some days you say you need space You tell me to leave you alone Some days you’ll want to play with me Those days are so much fun! I watch you

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He jumps up And his feet come back down Having fun at school On the playground.   He’s enjoying himself I can see the focus on his face As he jumps his rope And finds a happy place. This article was featured in Issue 103 – Supporting Emotional Needs

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