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Articles written by people affected by autism (mom, dad, grandparent, sibling) or someone who is on the spectrum sharing personal accounts, happy moments, fears, etc.

A Daddy’s Deepest Love

A Daddy’s Deepest Love

In today’s society, what is the criterion for a guy to be considered a real man? Muscles? Toughness? Success? Intelligence? Athletic ability? I’ve learned that it’s actually much more. In January of 1989, I was living the uniquely exciting life of a young, single, stand-up comedian. From my home base of San Francisco, I would… Continue Reading

What Are You Going To Do When Something Big Happens? Coping with the Diagnosis and Beyond

What Are You Going To Do When Something Big Happens? Coping with the Diagnosis and Beyond

In November 2013, I attended a parent-teacher conference for my three-year old son, and I left with an overwhelming feeling of thankfulness (I guess it is fitting, considering Thanksgiving was two weeks away).  One of the teachers made a comment to me about acceptance and that I am one of the few parents who are… Continue Reading