The “R” word

Those who belong to the Autism community are like a family. Not everybody gets along. We didn't ask to be connected, but it is what it is. We don't see eye to eye on everything. The outside world views us as a united front, but the view from inside looks different. Being part of the [...]

60 Day Follow Up

This week marked Jacob's first 60 days under the care of Dr. Jerry Kartzinel. Our youngest has endured two months of daily supplements, 30 hours of ABA therapy, 12 hours of speech therapy and 2 hours of occupational therapy. The biggest question people want to know -- is it making any difference? Yes. And no. [...]

Our Support System

I rarely do things alone. I've never lived alone. Before motherhood, I rarely visited stores alone. In college, I preferred to study as part of a group. Even professionally, what I love most about middle school counseling is that there are two of us working together. So it would stand to reason that once the diagnosis [...]