Complications

Lizze has Gavin at the doctors for his eye follow up. I’m just copying and pasting what she wrote on her blog. it will be easier. “Dr. H just left. He’s either very stressed or he saw something he didn’t like but isn’t sharing the news with me. He checked out Gavin’s eye and corneal abrasion, …

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Emmett John: No Aspergers kids here

Can you tell the difference between the diapers in the picture below? Emmett John can. He will only wear the “Cookie Monster” diapers on the right. He goes so far as to go through all the diapers and make a nice neat pile of his beloved “Cookie Monster” ones. When the “Cookie Monster” ones are gone he …

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Venting

Venting. Sometimes you just need to vent. Going into this I know I’m going to sound like a bad parent. I just need to purge a bit so I can keep going. Gavin is driving me crazy. He hurt his eye, badly actually and I know it hurts. But there is SO MUCH drama involved. …

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Gavin Update

Lizze just called and they are on their way home. Gavin has an abrasion on his eyeball about the size of an eraser. He has another appointment in the morning. They gave him eye drops and pain killers. He is in a lot of pain. This is going to be a rough week. I’m sure …

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On the way to the Hospital

Well Gavin put a nice gash into his eyeball with part of a race track. We have been making arrangements to get him to the Children’s Hospital. He has been totally freaking out all morning and will need to be restrained. We trust them as have more experience with this. So Lizze and her sister …

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Expectations

Expectations. When you have an Autistic child/children at home how do you know if your expectations are realistic? Gavin’s abilities can change from day to day. It’s important to push our kids to be the best they can be. At the same time you have to be careful not to push them to be more …

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