We have had a great first week in Texas! We spent time with family, unpacked boxes, went on our first road trip and Ryan even participated in a local RPM workshop with Soma Mukhopadhyay! Ryan, Grace, and I have done very well with the transition and we are so glad to be “whole” again withContinue reading “More Reader Questions and About Those Fish….”
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Musings of a Move
So we made it! We have begun the next chapter of our lives as the Texas Currys! It has been quite an interesting few days around here, so I thought that I would write about some different stories about our move (with Ryan’s insights of course!) The Father/Son Reunion We picked Randy up very lateContinue reading “Musings of a Move”
A Boy and His Dad
I promised to post about this, so here we go! My husband Randy has been my best friend since I met him at 20 years old. For those of you who know him, you know that he is a man of few words, but when he speaks, everyone listens. He has been described as “hardContinue reading “A Boy and His Dad”
Ryan Answers Readers’ Questions on Toilet Training, Early Memories, and Interactions With Other Kids
Emma writes: “My son is not potty trained but wants to be, but it seems his body has a hard time cooperating, any advice?” MY ADVICE IS BRING HIM TO THE BATHROOM ON A SCHEDULE. MY TEACHER MADE ME DO THIS. I LEARNED IT THAT WAY. Ryan, I know this mom and she would doContinue reading “Ryan Answers Readers’ Questions on Toilet Training, Early Memories, and Interactions With Other Kids”
A Bit of Info on Our RPM Journey and Ryan Answers More Readers’ Questions!
I wanted to give all of you some background on our journey with Rapid Prompt Method. We began with a local workshop here in the Bay Area in California in January 2014. At that time, Ryan was seven years old and we were very unsure how much he understood. He was still doing very basicContinue reading “A Bit of Info on Our RPM Journey and Ryan Answers More Readers’ Questions!”
The Stars and Stripes and Some Readers’ Questions Answered!
Today, we did a lesson on the origin of the Star Spangled Banner. It was a shorter lesson, but I was able to incorporate new learning and pulled out some prior working knowledge from Ryan. It is up to me to get creative with the lessons in order to keep his attention. So things likeContinue reading “The Stars and Stripes and Some Readers’ Questions Answered!”
When Ryan Asked a Question to Himself and Then Answered it…
We had a rough day here yesterday. Ryan was very hyper and was getting into a lot of things that he should not be getting into. We did a short lesson on the story of the Magic Paintbrush and he did fine with it. I had a minor medical procedure on one of my eyesContinue reading “When Ryan Asked a Question to Himself and Then Answered it…”
Sleep and Music
So Ryan and I sat down to do our first “official” blog post since starting the blog. I gave him a choice of several topics to talk about like our upcoming move to Texas, what the letter board means to him, his favorite sport or t.v. show, etc. He did not want to talk aboutContinue reading “Sleep and Music”
Ryan’s First Ever Blog Post Featured on Faith, Hope, and Love…With Autism
Ryan’s first ever blog post was featured on my favorite blog http://faithhopeloveautism.blogspot.com. My friend Lisa and her son Philip write this blog and it is essentially one of the inspirations for starting this blog with Ryan. Lisa and Philip make a great team and this past April, they asked for submissions by other autistics for theirContinue reading “Ryan’s First Ever Blog Post Featured on Faith, Hope, and Love…With Autism”
July Fourth: Our Freedom and Our New Journey!
As we celebrate our freedom today, Ryan and I have decided to embark on a new journey together. We are going to attempt to blog about our lives, autism, RPM, and anything else that comes up. This is a very exciting endeavor for us, so we hope that you will be a part of ourContinue reading “July Fourth: Our Freedom and Our New Journey!”