Tag Archives: Aspergers

Hello Again!

Wow! Where to begin! It has been nearly five years since I’ve posted on this blog and so much has happened. I am happy to report that Cody is doing very well. He will be twelve years old next month! Twelve! … Continue reading

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It Sounded Good in Theory, but…

Let me preface this with a few things: My son and I have been sick for nearly a week now. Our doctor said it was just allergies. I believed her. Last week I started a new Master’s program full-time and … Continue reading

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Help Solve a Mystery

My son Cody, who has an Asperger’s diagnosis, has been regressing in several areas over the last year. The first thing I noticed was his handwriting. The first photo is from the beginning of last school year. The second photo … Continue reading

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How to Write a Book: Instructions from a Seven Year Old

I am a writer…or at least I like to say that I am. I haven’t written anything of value in a while. However, my seven-year-old son, Cody, actually IS a writer. He doesn’t identify himself as a writer. He doesn’t … Continue reading

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Just Ask a Child

A while back, Cody’s occupational therapist told me that to help build Cody’s core strength I should tape large pieces of drawing paper to the walls and have him draw standing up. My landlord had just painted our apartment, so … Continue reading

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The Not So Good Days

  I am always hesitant to talk about the not so good days. I don’t like to focus on the negative. But these kinds of days are part of my reality. I hope sharing them will help others who are … Continue reading

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Affirming the Good in Your Child

When Cody was hospitalized for eight months, I wanted to find a way to bring a positive message to him every day. I knew that, oftentimes, he would hear what was wrong with him, what he needed to change in … Continue reading

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