Autism has freed me.
That’s a weird sentence, isn’t it?
There is nothing easy about Autism. And, an autism diagnosis is a real life change. It has dominated the way we approach life and the way we are raising our children.
Before we knew what was going on, epic meltdowns and high pitched screams confused us. I used to feel embarrassed in public when people would glance our way, my husband and I would argue about what form of discipline was appropriate and how we should move forward in creating teachable moments. We used to force social interaction and group activities because we [...]