Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Conor Enjoyed Nature With An Osprey Day In His "Back Yard" The North Riverfront Trail, Fredericton

Conor embraced his right to enjoy nature a couple of times today (so far) with fun walking and running in his “back yard” Fredericton’s North Riverfront Trail. He also took time to throw some rocks into the St. John River along the way and check out the neighbors, the Osprey family, as they prepared their ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Conor’s Back Yard 2014 – Fredericton’s North Riverfront Trail

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism and the Green Party New Brunswick 2014 Election Platform

I was pleased to see some autism issues addressed in the Green Party 2014 election platform.  Much as I like the Green Party, particularly leader David Coon, in standing up for NB’s environment, I didn’t expect anything relevant to my central “issue” … autism.  I was wrong. Although there is not a lot of details ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Fredericton’s North Riverfront Trail (aka Conor’s Back Yard) May 2014

After a long tough winter followed by some high waters along the St John River it is nice to be able to  again walk Fredericton’s North Riverfront Trail, barely a minute’s walk from our home.  Best of all, the bird life is active again, very active on the North Riverfront Trail. 

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Earth Day 2014 on Fredericton’s North Riverfront Trail (Conor’s Back Yard)

Today is Earth Day, 2014 and to celebrate this wonderful earth, and the life it supports,  I am posting a few of the pictures I have taken on Fredericton’s North Riverfront Trail, also known on this site as Conor’s Back Yard.

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Life in Conor’s "Back Yard", Fredericton’s North Riverfront Trail, in 2013

2013 was a challenging year for Conor and Dad health wise. I spent a week in acute care with some respiratory issues and Conor spent 2 weeks in hospital, including a six day stay in the ICU recovering from a life threatening adverse reaction to his seizure medication. Overall though life was good in 2013, ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Conor’s Fredericton Adventures 2013 Part I

Conor & Dad, couple of hosers enjoying the snow, eh? Conor’s Saint John River view clear day, above, not so clear below Conor helps Dad with a visit at the Chalmers Hospital Acute Care Unit Conor and Mom head out for  a stroll on the North Riverfront Trail Conor changes his mind about the strolling ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Conor Recovery … For Dad … Means Walking On The Trail Again

We have been very happy with the excellent care Conor received after his adverse drug reaction. Everyone involved, from our family doctor who saw us very quickly after our concerns arose, immediately advised cutting back on Conor’s meds and was at the ICU and pediatric wards as part of his treatment team to the doctors, ...

Facing Autism Disorders in New Brunswick: Conor Takes Dad For A Walk … Sort Of

Beautiful, fresh, early fall day today. Conor and I both felt like getting out for a walk and enjoying the fresh air and early fall colors.  Conor, as usual, set the pace and Dad lagged behind doing the best I could.  Conor walked briskly, ran occasionally and, when he really got going, did his run, ...