Tag: Generalization

Good News – Painful News

Both boys are home from school today, but they are doing better. I’m feeling pretty optimistic that they will be returning to school tomorrow.  Emmett been working in his makeup work and Elliott has been resting.  Gavin is doing good and currently sleeping off his morning meds. The only thing on the agenda today is …

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I’m ready to quit the school year and here’s why

Here’s a super quick update before I go to bed.  As of midnight, I haven’t a clue as to whether or not either of the boys will be in school. I’ve got Elliott with a fever and Emmett with worsening mouth sores, but no fever.  When I say his mouth sores are getting worse, I’m …

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We’re dropping like flies 

I woke up this morning with a fever. It wasn’t too bad but it was 102°F and that usually means I’m fighting something off. I still had my headache from last night, and on the only day I was able to sleep in, my headache woke me up at 6 AM.  Fast forward to this …

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The struggle is real and so is the toll

I just woke up from a four hour nap. I feel a bit better but I’m far from being back in my feet. This week has taken so much out of me, but it’s also been an unusual week and on that hopefully won’t be repeated anytime soon.  The fever disorder that Emmett struggles with …

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Generalization is a b!tch

One of the most frustrating things for me as an Autism Dad, in regards to my kids with Autism is generalization.  Merriam-Webster defines generalization as the act or process whereby a learned response is made to a stimulus similar to but not identical with the conditioned stimulus.  In layman’s terms it means that if something …

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