My daughter has a diagnosis… My daughter’s skills are considered to be limited… My daughter cannot interact with others… My daughter cannot do this or that… That’s what many consider will happen to an individual with a diagnosis or diverse abilities. I say… crapola to all of them… I choose
Thomais had a maginificent experience on October 20, 2018. She had her first discovery day as a vendor in a mainstream art show. She received her first lesson in entrepeneurship – creating, being her and receiving payment for her creativity. This is huge. The repercussions are many for all involved.
Our presence in our relatives’ lives exerts a variety of influences… The majority is positive as we all learn to handle, address, enjoy, discover, try to understand the diagnosis of autism and its nuances. Our move to Tennessee has brought forth intense emotions and the reaffirmation that changes keep life
Yes, cognition, learning, sharing, demonstrating knowledge acquired, remembering, writing about it, understanding her place in society, acknowledging likes and dislikes… and being funny! These are all a reality now. I, the parent, did not ask for this exercise. She started it by herself. She did not ask me what to