This isn’t Italy.

I have been considering getting Colin on some waiting lists for ABA therapy. I have a friend that I've known for about 20 years, but haven't talked to since high school who mentioned on her facebook that she's an ABA therapist. So I messaged her and asked her about therapy and if Colin may benefit … Continue reading This isn’t Italy.

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Fun until it’s not.

I took Colin to a water fountain (kind of like a splash park, the kids play in it) with his best friend yesterday. He's afraid of water, he hates it in his face, but he had fun. He looked like he was running through a field of landmines toward the end lol, but he loves … Continue reading Fun until it’s not.

We may have a diagnosis, but the journey isn’t over.

Colin was diagnosed with autism 8 months ago. I feel like I learn something new about it and about him every day. He has come so far in his speech, speaking in sentences and expressing himself well. He is such a sweet little boy, but his behavior is changing. Life has been difficult lately. I'm … Continue reading We may have a diagnosis, but the journey isn’t over.