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autism through a father's eyes
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Friendship without Judgment When some look at my autistic son Jackson, they think hmm… different, unable to think for himself, unable to function in society, a behavior problem and a million other things associated with the label autism.  When some look…
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The Conference Call How often does it seem like everything around you gets loud right when you’re on the phone?  The harder you try to listen, the louder the world around you gets.  Try adding Autism into the mix – not only does the volume increase but…
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Windshield vs. Rearview Mirror   Have you ever heard the analogy of the windshield vs. the mirror?  It is very appropriate for us as parents of an Autistic Child.  We often focus so much on our child’s deficiencies or what he has not been able to…
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The TSA & Limitations   How many times in life do we come to a crossroad?  More often than not it is something as fundamental as which lane do we drive our car or which line do we choose at the grocery store.  As we all know, each decision has the…
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Water – Blessing & Nemesis Water has been a very good element for Jackson.  It provides him deep pressure that is calming.  He has participated in both water therapies as well as swam on a swim team, but unfortunately, water is also our huge nemesis. Even…
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    The 17-Year Old Snuggler Most autistic children have sensory issues.  Jackson is no different.  He did not initially enjoy physical contact, but we are an affectionate hugging family, and at a very early age we would not allow him to avoid us.  Even…
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So….What are you watching? I was your typical adolescent boy.  Even at a young age, I remember I (as well as all my friends) being curious and intrigued with girls.  We weren’t deviants, but we were just naturally biologically curious.  Heck, I can recall…
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So….What are you watching? I was your typical adolescent boy.  Even at a young age I remember I (as well as all my friends) being curious and intrigued with girls.  We weren’t deviants but we were just naturally biologically curious.  Heck I can recall…
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  How many of us have heard of the power of positivity?  While I do believe in this principle, how many of us truly prophesy our own future as a result of what we say and what we do?   This is especially true as a parent of an autistic child because it is…
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