Tag: SPD



Today’s Victory: Pants

I want to take a second to remind everyone to celebrate the victories. As Autism and Special Needs Parents, we’re all to aware that even the smallest step forward still means forward movement. Focus on those victories, even on the really bad days because it helps to maintain perspective. That being said, I want to …

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I had to tell my son he’s NOT a failure

I’ve been working with Emmett on wearing his new pants. It’s not been an easy journey but I will cautiously say that we might be making a baby step forward. ☺ For those new to the party, Emmett is our 9 year old with Autism and significant Sensory Processing issues. Food and clothing are his …

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Teamwork is the only reason we survive

Lizze is still under the weather with a stomach thing and was unable to go with us to celebrate my Mom’s birthday last night. She needed her rest and the best way to do that is without the kids bringing down the house around her. lol The boys and I had a lot of fun …

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Many people will take for granted that their kids wear clothes, but not this #Autism Dad

It’s been a roller-coaster day here in The Autism Dad household. We started the say off with a bang or rather an enormous meltdown (see Autism Parenting Confessions: Does anyone else ever feel like giving up but won’t?). It’s wasn’t fun. Poor Emmett couldn’t tolerate his clothes and there was nothing we could do. The …

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Being an #Autism parent – Sometimes I feel like a defeated failure – Can anyone relate?

The truth is, I sometimes feel like a total failure as a Special Needs parent. Can anyone else elated?


A massive meltdown set the tone for the entire day and that sucks

It’s been one of those days where I’m not sure how we’ve made it this far. lol For the first time in awhile, Emmett almost didn’t make it to school because of sensory processing issues. Those issues were of course related to his clothes. Truthfully, I don’t think he was feeling well. He was complaining …

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