Mirror, Mirror

Yesterday, my son was anxious that he was taking too long to complete his morning routine, nervous he would be late for his ski lesson, and irritated that his socks, boots, mask and helmet “did not feel right”. An equally, if not more, accurate account of yesterday morning: I was anxious that he was taking …

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Turning on a Dime

One of the biggest challenges of parenting a child with autism is the ability to turn on a dime: Let go of the agenda Readjust expectations Drop into acceptance This weekend, I had planned to read in the ski lodge while my son attended his ski lesson, but we never made it to the mountain.  …

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