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We had some #vaccine related hiccups

I wanted to explain the hiccup with school that we ran into. I mentioned this in a recent post and never circled back to explain. I figured I start the day off with some writing and this is a good place to start. The issue we ran into is with vaccines for both Elliott and …

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This is going to be a rough birthday for my youngest

June 26th is Emmett’s birthday. It’s probably going to be a little rough for him, considering all that’s going on in his life. As it stands, there isn’t much planned aside from his special dinner. Emmett has become allergic or at least very sensitive to dairy products again and so a cake is a bit …

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Focusing on the positive

There’s so much going on right now and our lives are on hold in many ways. The stress is getting to all of us and it’s quite common for me to hear the kids fighting throughout the day. They are so overwhemled by everything and I just don’t know how to help them purge some …

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My kids had their first telemedicine appointment yesterday

It’s been a few days since I’ve written. Things are getting rough here in The Autism Dad household and I’d be lying if I told you I was doing fine, because I’m not. Not at all. The kids are absolutely overwhelmed, anxious, overstimulated, angry, frustrated and fucking terrified. They’re absolutely terrified and it’s not easy …

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It’s a Bad News/Good News thing

We’ve made it to Wednesday and while I’m struggling to establish a new routine, we’re hanging in there. One of the challenges with starting a new routine at the moment is that no one is sleeping well, except for Gavin. I’m struggling to fall asleep and so are Elliott and Emmett. Everyone is dealing with …

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My 11 Year Old Talks About Life On Lockdown (Feat Emmett Gorski) S3E10

In this weeks (albeit late) episode, I talk about life on lockdown and what it’s like to manage this COVID19 health crisis as a single Dad to 3 Autistic kids. Gavin, (my oldest) is immunocompromised and I have to walk a very, very fine line in order to keep him safe. It’s not easy by …

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I just want him to be a kid

I thought I would share this because it’s both funny and a bit reassuring for me personally. So Emmett has completely taken over the dining room with a giant blanket fort and refuses to let me take it down. I know I could do it anyway but he’s not hurting anything and it’s something that …

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He totally f*cking did it and I couldn’t be prouder

I’m so excited and proud beyond all words to be able to share with you that Emmett returned to school for the entire day today. He walked out of the building with a smile on his face and seems to be in a good place. I’m so proud of him because I know how much …

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