Navigating Depression with my autistic son, and how people with Autism showed us deep compassion and empathy.
Coexisting with my neurological roommate, autism. While traveling with friends this past week, I got to visit a lakeside park in Toronto. We walked down a gravel path and onto a small beach that was nestled into a sheer rock cliff. The clean, crisp strength of the rock gently draws the eyes around the cove, … Continue reading The Tiny Rowboat
I had a meltdown today. This is what it is like for me. We often put autism on parade through television and social media, as we portray the meltdown as uncontrollable violent outbursts that endanger everyone around them. Meltdowns happen to just about every autistic person, and is the term used to describe any kind of … Continue reading Inside a Meltdown with Autism.
How a road trip with a friend softened the emotional confusion of autism. It is not often one gets to travel to a foreign country with a local guide. Locals can pull you away from the negative chaos of tourist traps and help set you in motion with the rhythm of the the local vibe. … Continue reading A college bound teen, a pirate, & a Toronto sunset.