“It was heartbreaking to watch the loss of my son’s normal life”
There is a lot of denial, anger, incredulity and the inescapable feeling that the world is not a nice place.
Caring for my disabled child: “This phase won’t pass”
I have had parents say to me “well my child never tells me what happens at school anyway!”, like it’s the same thing. Don’t be that person.
How I’ve learned to be thankful about my child’s autistic diagnosis
There is a path that leads to being able to say, “Hey, yeah, I’m thankful for that,” without even a flicker of resentment and bitterness.
Why I defied the doctor’s suggestion to terminate my pregnancy
The medical community was pushing her to abort her unborn child, who would not be able to survive on her own, but she was determined to carry her baby to term.