Category Archives: Autism Spectrum Disorders

Awakening from the Nightmare

That foggy, disoriented, slightly unsettled feeling that you have when you awaken from a bad dream- that’s what I have lived for months.  When it really is a bad dream, you reason your way out of the fear in the … Continue reading

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I am thankful for…

This post has been writing itself in my head for the last 24 hours or so, including all through the night!  It’s been awhile since I posted, September- the last 3 months have been tough.  Katie hasn’t transitioned to high … Continue reading

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Vacation…

It’s September- I have been waiting and longing for this week (18th through the 22nd) for months.  Bob and I have come to Ogunquit for a few days of R&R, with many thanks to our oldest daughter for this time … Continue reading

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Catching up…

Have you ever had one of those nights when you felt like you were only half- sleeping?  Not quite conscious, but aware of the turmoil going on in your brain?  Last night was one of those nights. In the past … Continue reading

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New steps

The week after February break- kids are back at school, Driver’s Ed begins, the school schedule begins again.  At least we have a break from the sports schedule for a while- not sure when track begins… But- I have decided … Continue reading

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An Allegorical Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, a young couple had a baby girl, their first child.  (All the good stories begin with once upon a time, don’t they?)  They were pretty good parents, pretty much did what they knew to do, or … Continue reading

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She Speaks Conference Entry

This post is different from the usual.  As my regular readers know, I started this blog in order to keep people abreast of how things are going with my daughter Kate, who has a number of disorders on the autism … Continue reading

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