Last month I was scheduled to attend an ARD meeting for my autistic son. If you are unfamiliar with the term, it stands for Admission, Review, and Dismissal for special education students. It’s where we, as team of the teachers, … Continue reading The dreaded ARD that never was
I wonder what you thought of when you read this title? I’m sure it means many things to many people, maybe dependent on how close a relationship you have to a person with autism. Anymore, we all know someone. Current … Continue reading Standing in the GAPS for Autism
Would you indulge me for a moment? It’s World Autism Awareness Day, and though I am aware of the 1 in 88 children who now are diagnosed with autism….I’m more aware of the one who lives in my home, in … Continue reading World Autism Awareness Day or, How I Love My Son
What to say, what to say. Sometimes starting a conversation from scratch can be hard. So we’ll start with the basics. Hi! How are you? My name is Chesna and I live in north Texas. I am a mom to … Continue reading The beginning…a wonderful place to start.