Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Proud of Our Conor

Conor looking cool, calm and composed in his grandparents’ yard in  Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley in November. This morning he showed  just  as much calm while enduring an early morning blood sample needle. We were, once again, very proud of our Conor today.  Not for demonstrating some special “autism” skill, not for anything that would be featured in ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: You Can Help the Chalmers Hospital ICU Save Lives!

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Fredericton’s Chalmers hospital saves lives even with vitally important monitoring equipment that is more than 10 years old.  We found out first hand how important the ICU is when our son Conor spent 6 days at the ICU with a life threatening adverse medication reaction: Conor during his 6 ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Extremely Grateful

The Intensive Care Unit of the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton made a difference for our family.  They saved our son Conor’s life after he suffered an adverse reaction to new anti seizure medication.  They gave our son back to us. For that we are, as the CBC caption underneath the audio of my ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Blood Tests and Autism: Conor and the DECH Both Did Very Well Today! Thank You Very Much!

Our entire family has had nothing but good experiences at the Doctor Everett Chalmers Hospital, the “DECH”, in Fredericton and that trend continued this morning when we took Conor for blood tests at 7 am.  The tests were required by the consulting neurologist to establish some base lines before starting some new medications to address ...