The Autism Education Summit, Sound, and Finding His Calling

I had an idea on Saturday night to bring Ryan to the beginning of the third day of the Autism Education Summit this weekend.  The Autism Education Summit is a national conference on autism and it was literally in our backyard (okay about 45 minutes away).  One of my best friends came into town (her … More The Autism Education Summit, Sound, and Finding His Calling

More Baseball, a Request, Baseball Again, and a Revelation

Ryan’s one request last weekend was for us to do his BASEBALL SCOREKEEPING LESSON.  I stayed up really late and finished the lesson and the next morning we did it together.  He was very engaged in the lesson.  I based the lesson off of the book from our reader Marcus B. (thanks so much again!!!) … More More Baseball, a Request, Baseball Again, and a Revelation

Ups and Downs, Building a Community, and a Friendship Formed

Well that week flew by. Monday morning was difficult.  I had a meeting at Ryan’s school with the Augmentative Communication Specialist, the Speech Therapist, the Diagnostician, and Ryan’s teacher to discuss communication needs for Ryan.  We brought Ryan in and this was the first time that he had struggled in front of others when spelling … More Ups and Downs, Building a Community, and a Friendship Formed