Dear Family and Friends:
I understand that sometimes you find me to be strange and things are awkward between us.Especially when I meet you for the first time. Sometimes these meetings can be very hard for me. But here is an information that might help our first meeting to be more successful. As you probably know, a hidden disability called autism, or what some people refer to as a Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), challenges me. Autism/PDD is a neurodevelopment disorder, which makes it hard for me to understand the environment around me. I have barriers in my brain that you can’t see, but which make it difficult for me to adapt to my surroundings.
I found this article here and I want to post this here.
Raising a child with autism places some extraordinary demands on parents as individuals and on the family as a whole. Prime among these demands is the lack of enough hours in the day to do all one wishes. The time involved in meeting the needs of a family member with autism may leave parents with little time for their other children. Continue reading
As a parent with an autistic child, you want to do everything you can to protect your child. We don’t want to place our children in circumstances that scare them, however, setting your child up in a program or providing them with social activities can help them to learn how to manage their social anxieties. Continue reading
It was really a Great Friday. Philbert and I spent half the day locked inside a room.
We just really spent quality time. We didn’t have to talk or do anything we just
stayed in bed. I really missed those moments. I hope we could really find the time
to just lock ourselves and to just reconnect. ahhh!!! Bliss!!!