Autistic children often tend to be roamers or runners. Without warning they will simply walk out the door, or leave the yard, and go roaming around the neighborhood. Some of them like to visit, going into any neighbor’s home they find unlocked, and others prefer trying out different cars, while some just roam around. This is a very difficult problem to deal with, besides being one of the most frightening situations a parent can live through. No one “fix” will work for every child or every situation, but here are some tips that may help if you find yourself with a “runner Continue reading
When he was around 6 we tried to watch a movie s again. This time in a $1 movie theater.Can’t say that he enjoyed it but he also didn’t give any indication that he didn’t like it. Which was a great sign so we did it again we watched another movie in the same theater. I guess it also helped that the moviehouse doesn’t have a lot of people at that time Continue reading
Yes.. You read it right.. Joshwa is showing signs of jealousy towards his sister. He wants whatever she wants and absolutely didn’t want to share his dad’s attention.He looks at Adrianne differently this past few days. Whenever he can pass the buck and blame his sister he would say Adrianne did it. Which happens most of the time.
I was like grinning like an idiot from ear to ear.It was like did you hear that?? Did you hear that??He used a different tone on her. YES!!! He knows who his sister is.. Hahaha!!! We officially have sibbling issues..Yes I’m so weird I know. Thank God for our simple joys and cognitive milestones.
No one can predict how any parent will react to hearing the news that their child has autism. The diagnosis may come as a devastating blow or, if they have been searching long and hard for answers, it may come as somewhat of a relief. No doubt they will experience a wide range of emotions, ranging from anger and guilt to overwhelming grief and hopelessness. Continue reading