During my son’s 18 month check-up, I was given the M-CHAT checklist to complete. At the time, I had no clue about the journey we would soon embark on. Since that time, and his ASD diagnosis a little over six months later, I’ve done countless hours of research, we’ve logged more hours of therapy than I could begin to describe. We’ve had meltdowns, we’ve had victories. We’ve had a boatload of love coupled with a heaping helping of patience. Patience as a parent wading through endless streams of insurance red tape, schedule juggling, more research and patience from a child as their parent learned how they encounter and process their world. I hope to pass along some of what I’ve learned along the way. If nothing else, I want to show other parents out there, raising their own superheroes, they are not alone.
This image is of my son, Christian, during an elopement attempt. Last Spring, just after turningView full post »
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