Grace

It has been quite a while since we last posted.  If I am being honest, it really has been very busy around here and because Ryan has a difficult time engaging himself in appropriate independent activities, I am interacting with him most of the day.  By the time the evening rolls around, there are plenty … More Grace

Ryan Goes to College

On Monday, we had the privilege of speaking to a Child Psychology class at Tarrant County College (TCC) in Fort Worth, Texas.  Dr. Angela Williamson had seen us speak at the DFW Autism Conference in February and reached out to me after it.  Ryan loves any chance to educate people about autism, so we gladly … More Ryan Goes to College

24 Hour EEG

On Friday, Ryan had a 24 hour EEG (Electroencephalography is an electrophysiological monitoring method to record electrical activity of the brain.)  Ryan’s doctor, Dr. Rossignol, suggested that he have a 24 hr EEG to determine if he was having absence seizures that might be interfering with his ability to speak.  Ryan was seen by Dr. Rossignol in February while … More 24 Hour EEG

Officer Morgan and a Presentation Which Includes a Speech by Ryan

Ryan and I love having a blog.  Finding time to update it often proves to be a challenge though.  I really believe that there are not enough hours in a day! Two weeks ago, we met Officer Chris Morgan, the Mental Health Officer for North Richland Hills (NRH) Police Department.  I found out about him … More Officer Morgan and a Presentation Which Includes a Speech by Ryan

Four Short Stories by Ryan (One is dedicated to Grace) and a Short Video

I love Ryan’s stories.  I am probably biased because I am his mom, but I really love how he weaves in things and ideas that are in his mind.  In the following stories, you can tell that he has a lot on his mind:  learning to speak, the beach, his sister, his sister growing up … More Four Short Stories by Ryan (One is dedicated to Grace) and a Short Video

More Stories by Ryan (They Keep Getting Better and Better!) and an Update on Our School Goals

Ryan has been really into creative writing with Adriana lately.  He has recently written two of my favorite stories to date!  I honestly love how he incorporates what is going on in his life and weaves it into the stories. Here is one that he started with by spelling:  THINK THAT I HAVE TO TELL … More More Stories by Ryan (They Keep Getting Better and Better!) and an Update on Our School Goals