Family time

Lizze and I took Elliott Richard and Emmett John to the park to feed the ducks. They had a blast and so did we. Lizze was in a lot of pain after but I think she would say it was worth it. We then picked up Gavin from school and came home….. Pretty good day, …

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Another long night……

Last night was another long night. Emmett John woke up about 3:30 am screaming again. We couldn’t do much of anything to console him. I wish I knew what was going on. Lizze ended up taking him downstairs about 4:00 am.  She is upstairs now with him sleeping. These nights are killing us….

The slippery slope that is autism

Gavin got off to school today in a great mood. He doesn’t like to talk on the way to school all the time. What he was saying didn’t make much sense. They were like strung together incoherent thoughts. When we got to school he got out of the car and ran to the door. Just …

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What’s wrong Emmett John

Emmett John I wish I knew what was troubling you. I know you wish I understood and so do I. I want to know why your so angry and frustrated. I can only assume it’s because your world is confusing and overwhelming. Not being able to talk doesn’t make things any easier for you does …

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Regression

The more I think about what’s going on with Gavin the more I am wondering if he’s not just regressing again. We have experienced a few regressive phases in the past few years. In the past when they have hit they seem to effect some random part of Gavin’s abilities. For example he has been …

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Autism and school

School was a nightmare today. Gavin had to go to the office at least twice today. He did not have a good day. We tried to talk to him about it but he “couldn’t” remember. I wish I knew what the motivation for his actions were. He says he can’t help it but I don’t …

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