Autismland gets 2 awards (#615)

Well I really don’t know what to say. It has been a while—two months—-since I stopped writing here. We’re still living well in Autismland: Most of Charlie’s days (most of Charlie’s moments) have been peaceful easy feeling and this blog has come to seem an online chronicle of how we got here, from there—-from days … Continue reading

The Story of Autismland (#614)

About two weeks ago—the day a winter storm coated the roads in ice and slush—my computer screen froze in the midst of loading my homepage. I tapped several combinations of keys to no avail—the keyboard seemed frozen, too—sighed, turned off the machine, waited a minute, and pushed the on/off button again. There was a slight … Continue reading

The Story of Autismland (#614)

About two weeks ago—the day a winter storm coated the roads in ice and slush—my computer screen froze in the midst of loading my homepage. I tapped several combinations of keys to no avail—the keyboard seemed frozen, too—sighed, turned off the machine, waited a minute, and pushed the on/off button again. There was a slight … Continue reading

One Day At a Time (#611)

When one parent of autistic child meets another parent of an autistic child, there is an instant bond. You and the other parent may have very different, and even opposing, views on things—on what treatments work best (ABA? Floortime? biomedical?) and on what the cause of autism is (genes? vaccines?), and maybe if you sit … Continue reading

Hot Topics in Autismland (#585)

As much as I was excited to start writing another autism blog back in April, I had a few hesitations, namely, what more did I have to say about autism than to record the stuff of our days—tough moments, triumphs, random musings in watching Charlie grow up? Moreover, I was not at all sure how … Continue reading

Problem Solving, Truth Telling, and What I’ve Learned from Blogging (#449)

The Return of Autismland (#383)

The Charlie-book (#376)

Autism and Cyberspace (#373)

What It’s All About (#334)

  • What’s all this about?