Category Archives for "Personal Narrative"

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

Forever Love: A Sister of Autism

A Sister of Autism

Having autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is usually associated with disabilities, speech delays, motor skill disabilities, behavioral issues, etc. Although it does entail all those characteristics fairly often, ASD can affect individuals in a plethora of ways. Even though ASD is more common in boys than girls, and the cause remains unknown, ASD has become a […]

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Being Brave With Autism

Being Brave With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/being-brave-with-autism/

Bravery is one of the most powerful qualities you can instill in your child with autism. The moment you hear that your child has autism, you want to be brave, and you want your child to be brave enough to power through obstacles, too. Developing bravery in your child with autism is easier said than […]

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Parody of Everyday Life with Autism

Parody of Everyday Life with Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/everday-life-with-autism/

Obsession and repetition are run-of-the-mill when you are raising a child on the spectrum, so is finding the hilarity through the days which prove to be most stressful. Laugher really is my best medicine. Our son Ryder was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) when he was three years old. He currently obsesses over a […]

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My Son, A Mac in a PC World

My Son, A Mac in a PC World https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-son-in-a-pc-world /

As a parent of a child diagnosed with autism, I had to adjust to my son’s interests and not my own. It took a lot of practice and patience. Put yourself in your child’s shoes. Imagine a world where everything is chronically overwhelming to all five of your senses. I always say, “My son is […]

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