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To the Kind Man Who Helped My Son After He Was Bullied

Much has been written on the subject of autism and bullying.  I must admit, I am not sure how, but somehow my son Niam managed to escape the trauma of being bullied.  As an overprotective mother, I created a safety net around my son, monitored his every move, his surroundings, and the people around him. I have made a […]

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Grounded Gentry: In the Right and Honorable Name of Love

I’m way into country walks and my favorite rock star is John Rutter and I wish with all my heart gloves would come back in style, at least for Sundays. I’m down with Darjeeling, and I refer to England as the Motherland. But these things are not what makes me an aristocrat. I’m worthy of the family’s coat-of-arms when […]

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Never-Ending Love for Our Son with Autism: A Dad’s Perspective

autism dad's never ending love for asd child

There are a lot of articles floating around the Internet written by mothers raising an autistic child or two.  Some pieces are beautiful and full of joy, others, unfortunately, are heart wrenching and very sad.  I wanted to share a father’s view — how I felt when I realized my only child, a son, was […]

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