Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Would My Son With Severe Autism Disorder Be Happier If I Had Listened to Robison, Ne’eman, Silberman & Other Strangers?

The picture above was taken a few days ago.  I believe anyone can look at the picture and see the happiness on my 19 year old severely autistic son Conor’s face.   What is truly remarkable is that his happiness has been a constant feature of his life despite the very severe challenges that he faces ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Would My Son With Severe Autism Disorder Be Happier If I Had Listened to Robison, Ne’eman, Silberman & Other Strangers?

The picture above was taken a few days ago.  I believe anyone can look at the picture and see the happiness on my 19 year old severely autistic son Conor’s face.   What is truly remarkable is that his happiness has been a constant feature of his life despite the very severe challenges that he faces ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism Jabberwocky, Excellent Autism Blogger, Signs Off

There are lots of autism blogs on the internet.   One of the best autism blogs, possibly the very best,  has been the Autism Jabberwocky blog which features the thoughtful, reality based, well informed and well written commentaries of “MJ” who has now indicated, in his comment, The End of the Beginning, that the initials stand ...

Facing Autism Symptoms in New Brunswick: Facing Autism Parenting Challenges? Try A Bit of Janis

As a father of a soon to be 17 year old son with severe autism disorder symptoms and profound developmental delays I understand fully when parents discuss those challenges on line.  (He is also a very solid 6’1″ and still growing). I do not mock other parents and accuse them of engaging in self pity, ...