Category Archives: Autism Parenting Struggles






Just one example why you can’t hold #SpecialNeeds students to the same standards you do their neurotypical peers

There has to be allowances for kids with Special Needs. These kids and their parents are facing challenges every single day, that their neurotypical peers don’t.







I’m not sure how well this is going to go

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Not a huge deal, unless your kids are Autistic and barely tolerate clothes to begin with.







The struggles we face while raising a profoundly cognitively impaired adult son

I spoke recently about some of the struggles we face while raising a profoundly cognitively impaired adult son. This morning presented me with yet another issue that was directly related to how Gavin handles things. When we were at his gastro earlier this week, there were a few issues that… Read more »







I try so hard not to get angry but his behaviors can make that more difficult

I’m not having the best day. My anxiety is through the roof and I’m internally freaking out. I don’t really have a specific reason why but it’s making me more easily frustrated and/or overwhelmed. Unfortunately, that weakness is making some things harder for me to cope with right now, especially… Read more »












Yay for #meltdowns

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I’m just not a fan of today. The weather is terrible and the kids are struggling but goddamnit if we didn’t go trick or treating in the pouring rain. We debated and not going was the end of the world for some. They missed out last year because they were… Read more »


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