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Tag: "autism"

Caring or Abuse? A Case Goes to Court.

Caring or Abuse? A Case Goes to Court.

Regular readers may know that I am a mom to a special needs, non verbal young adult son. He is among the most vulnerable among us. He cannot tell me if things are okay. As mom I must glean from his actions and signs whether he is happy, scared, hungry or tired. One of my […]

This is Why I Homeschooled

This is Why I Homeschooled

When my son was young he was, as he is today, nonverbal. At that time he was also hyperactive and had difficulty focusing causing him to often be in trouble with the teaching staff. This was at a time when kids with significant special needs were still in self contained classes. Today, most children are […]

Autistic Man Denied Transplant

Autistic Man Denied Transplant

Should a person with autism be allowed a transplant? As mother to a son with autism I’d like to think the decision should be made by our family after consulting with our doctors. But I am able to wax philosophically because my son is healthy. Karen Corb of Pennsylvania,  is not so fortunate. Her son […]

Helping Autism

Helping Autism

Originally airing in October, 2011 Sixty Minutes replayed a special on Autism this week as part of their follow up on Apple and Steve Jobs. As a parent of a young adult, who is non-verbal with autism I am always on the lookout for new and better ways to communicate and converse. As can be […]

Dear TSA

Dear TSA

Last week I was on vacation. We were traveling as a family which included my obviously handicapped son. At the first checkpoint we had to show our proof of identification and flight information. The agent barely looked at us. We reached a further security checkpoint where the TSA agent barked orders at us. “Take off […]