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1 big problem we had with Gavin’s IVIG infusion today

1 big problem we had with Gavin’s IVIG infusion today

I mentioned in an earlier post that Gavin has some problems with his IVIG infusion this morning. It was actually more of a problem during his infusion and not really with the infusion itself.  Normally, he sits in the same place on the same couch and plays the same game on the Xbox or his …

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3 things that have me very worried about my son

It’s been a long weekend for The Autism Dad family. The boys are struggling in the sleep department and subsequently, so am I.  I’ve been too tired to write as frequently as I like to. As my first post of the week, I want to make sure that bring you up to speed on some …

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Today’s a very special day

I wanted to share a something about why today is so special for our family. It was on this day back in 2000, that Gavin was born. Mr. Gavin is seventeen years old today and we are so blessed to have him in our lives. He’s come such a long way over the years and …

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I was absolutely horrified by what my son with #Autism told me today

Gavin shared something with us that came out of nowhere and caught us completely off guard. Gavin’s always talking about something and honestly it gets to the point where we have to filter him out at times.  The other day, Gavin was talking to me about the random things that he always does. I had started to …

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Reflecting on this past weekend has taught me 3 things

The four day weekend is almost over and we have lived to tell the tail. 🙂 All joking aside, it seemed like a longer weekend than it actually was. The boys were the boys and that’s not a bad thing. They were all challenging at times but I have great memories with each of them …

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I’m being interviewed today

Fun fact, I’m getting interviewed this morning by Susan Wheeler-Hall BSW, NGH. Susan is an Author, Coach, Educator, Speaker and Radio Host.  She’ll be interviewing me around 11 am this morning. I’m not sure what we’ll be talking about but it should be fun. The boys are home from school today and I’m hoping they will cooperate.. …

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2 behavioral oddities reminded me that I’m only human

Unfortunately, Gavin’s had a rough day. I feel I need to stress that this wasn’t behavioral, at least in the way it would have been a few years back. The first issue is in regards to Gavin’s bladder problems returning today for the first time in a long-ish time.  This is par for the course …

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What his stomach looks like after an IVIG infusion 

I wanted to take a minute and share a bit of insight into what Gavin experiences in regards to his IVIG Infusions. Gavin receives these medically necessary procedures twice a week and will do so for the rest of his life.  These infusions provide him with the immune system his body naturally lacks. Without these …

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