Wednesday, October 13, 2010

making time for your other child (the one without autism).

As is often the case, the squeaky wheel gets the grease. This also applies to my family. When you have a child with special needs, you automatically spend the majority of your time managing his needs. My son Max requires a lot of attention.

For my 2 year old daughter Cameron, (who is neurotypical), this has been her reality since the day she was born. She doesn’t know any different, which I suppose is a good thing. It’s also a good thing that she if very outgoing and has the vocabulary of a child twice her age. She is a natural entertainer and she makes us laugh every day. Lately I’d been noticing that she was acting out more...

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2 comments:

  1. Thats good advice...I often wonder what kind of new challenges await us.

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  2. Anonymous10:03 PM

    I think you have done a grand thing for Cameron, and BTW, for yourself. You will treasure the times you have had with her.

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