This was an extremely nice Christmas. It is typical for some with autism or other special needs to act as if Christmas is no different from any other day.
Tanner, my son, was a little more responsive as a baby. As the years went on from
he sat as far away from people as he could showing little need for gifts or Christmas.
Don’t get me wrong he is a blessing. He is different. Not all people are alike. Yet, most people understand seeing a person get a person a gift, especially at Christmas that he/she does indeed love.
This year my joy has multiplied and a little of hating and dreading the Christmas Season has been erased.
Going through some old things in a “JUNK HEAP,” I found this drawer and old candy shipment boxes. I got the idea to do a collage in a drawer; while using the drawer as the frame.
Consider these things about having to say I have blank. How many people like being singled out? Do you want to be known for being different or having a disability? Did you want to belong to specific groups? How many realize the peer pressure teens with disabilitiies face? Are called stupid or dumb for going to Lab Class for help? Going through all these issues at or during adolescent? Recall Freak Shows at the Fair and Circues?
Unsolicited Endorsement of Textbook for Child Development “Your Child Is Smarter Than You Think!” written by Wanda Draper Ph.D. is a book I believe should be thefirst book used in any parenting class, Child Development course, or any entry course dealing with raising or understanding children. This book supplies all the necessary theory, development progress,… Continue reading Unsolicited Endorsement of Textbook for Child Development