This page chronicles our journey as a special needs family. Here you will find a collection of posts that express my feelings on various aspects of parenting a child, our Big Brother, who has autism and significant cognitive delay, in addition to a background of trauma and institutionalization.

10 Things My Son with Special Needs Wants You to Know

The one where we adopt a 4 year old boy with Autism from Hong Kong, China

School and flipping the switch

Fantastic List of Ipad apps for Autism

In a Word

The Initial Evaluation


The Balloon Obsession

Hiking and the Special Needs Child


Sweet Unaware

What it’s like: a day in the life of a special needs mom

Let’s take a walk: nature and autism

In his element: nature and autism


The Indoor Swing


5 Ways to Encourage Compassion and Acceptance in your Children

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