Do you believe that things sometimes happen for a reason? I’m talking about the sequence of events that, though unconnected, seem to be connected. Some people may call these sequences coincidence, synchronicity, a twist of fate, or Godwinks. I do believe things often happen for a reason. Often, experiences seem to relate in unexpected ways. … Continue reading Synchronicity or Godwinks?
I don’t know if you’ve heard the term refrigerator mother. Well see, I’m of that era…and I wish I could remember the first book I read. It was by a doctor. It was a huge book and after I read it, I said, “Oh, this is [my son].” It was about autism. These are the … Continue reading Autism and Refrigerator Moms
Does your child with autism know about the diagnosis? When did you tell him or her? As an adult on the spectrum, how did you find out that you have autism? At my cafe book signing last fall, a young woman walked up to my table with her daughter. I don’t think she was in … Continue reading Telling Your Child He Has Autism
There are those people who make resolutions when the ball drops on New Year’s Eve. Then there are those of us who do not. As I think over past improvements and accomplishments in my life, I realize that none of them were the result of one moment in time or one list of resolutions. In … Continue reading Author Next Steps