My Biggest Fears For My Autistic Son

Dear Sully, I hope you get to experience what it’s like to have a true friend. I hope you get to experience what it’s like to fall in love and be loved in return unconditionally. I hope we get to attend your wedding someday and be those proud parents of the groom. I hope we get to stand in the hospital room and hold our beautiful grandbabies who have a huge heart and are extremely intelligent just like you. I hope you get to experience what it’s like to live…

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Should My Autistic Child Be Feared?

One of the biggest fears I have as our eight year old son, Sully, gets older is that people will look into his big green eyes and think that he is violent and that they should be afraid of him.  Take a moment and think how that would feel as a parent.  You see our son has severe ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and High Functioning Autism.  Have we feared he may harm himself or others in our family not meaning to? As much as it…

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