My Autistic Son Raised Me

I remember it very well. I fretted aloud that my second-born son must be deaf and/or mute. At 18 months, he had no words, minimal mutual correspondence, and displayed eccentric behaviors. My mother-in-law turned to me and quietly said, “I’ve been wanting to say something. Perhaps you should get him tested.” My heart jumped into…

The Cure For Disappointment Ache

I’m one of those souls who gets easily disappointed. It’s something I’m working on… and trudging through. Since I know that the only way out is through. (I’ve learned that much on this journey.) Definition of disappointment from Merriam-Webster: The act of an instance of disappointing: the state or emotion of being disappointed One that…