You know when I got married, there are just things I never thought I’d ever say to my husband. And yet, somehow, when I’m not looking. There they are. Things I find myself saying and thinking… “God did I just say that?” I wasn’t feeling good last night at all. Yesterday was Trace’s second Asperger’s assessment. And, although it went well, it was very long. 2 1/2 hours of … [Read more...] about Asperger’s Assessment Day Two
Today was a long day. We went into Langley to see the PED’s specialist, Dr. Bamber for the first part of Trace’s Asperger’s assessment, which was just tons of fun. Trace was in rare form, bored out of his tree and making us all aware of it as the doctor asked him what kinds of things he liked doing in school. He told her video games, the DSi and the iPhone and his … [Read more...] about Asperger’s Assessment Day One
I've been completely emotional all week, very stressed out and worried, not sleeping at night and any sleep I do get... I'm not sleeping well. The documents came in the mail just over a week ago now. I haven't opened them yet, knowing what's inside. We've been waiting a long time to get them. Too long now, and I know I should feel excited, even relieved a little. But I … [Read more...] about Does my Son Have Asperger’s?
It never fails. Like clockwork, our morning routine is always the same. We get up and our oldest son is already walking out the door. It takes us fifteen minutes to get monkey out of bed. Right off the bat there is confrontation and nasty words spilled. "Leave me alone. Don't touch me. Go away. I hate you. Get away from me!" shouted loudly with slurs of him becoming … [Read more...] about Aspergers and Kids Good at School Bad at Home
It's a question I get asked often when people discover our son Trace has what I like to call "special abilities". Nobody knows and there are tons of misconceptions about the disorder. Is it a disorder? Is it a true disability? Some people even misconstrue Asperger's as a disease, so I wanted to clarify a few things. There is a debate about Asperger's and whether or not it … [Read more...] about Just what is Asperger’s disorder?