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Our new version of "normal"

I sit here typing while he sleeps beside me. We’re at home now, but the watching never truly stops. I’ve been watching him so carefully for 3 days now. 608 more words

Autism; Second Verse Same As The First

Dressing Board

Mr.N has an Occupational Therapist due to his fine motor skill delays. One of the tools she has been using with him is a dressing board to help him learn to do and undo buttons. 388 more words

Autism; Second Verse Same As The First

Pincer Grasp Games

We’ve been working on Mr.N’s pincer grasp during his OT. Of course that means I want to work on it at home as well to truly maximize his personal gains. 104 more words

Autism; Second Verse Same As The First

Suicide Sucks

It was later on Sunday evening, the 7th of December 2014 when my cell phone rang. It was next to me on the couch. My battery was low and I couldn’t answer it but I saw that it was my sister Carrie. 927 more words

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Because it needs to be talked about. Depression needs to be accepted as real and difficult, and needs to be talked about. As does the potential consequence of living with it.

Unbirthday Tea Party

  Mr.N has been quite emotional lately. Very easily upset, to the point of being distraught. It hurts my heart to see him like this. A big part of it is he’s so very sick of being sick. 245 more words

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On Being Articulate

They say I’m articulate.

(I think about all the words that stay locked in my throat, and I give a small and terrified smile and look over their shoulder and into nothing at all.) 754 more words

Ableism

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Because the truth of how a person can feel needs to shared...

To the hospital and back again

I spent most of today getting Miss G’s arm looked at, and a cast put on for a supracondylar fracture (basically she broke her elbow) Here’s what I learnt from this: 459 more words

Autism; Second Verse Same As The First