non-verbal

I Know You Are But What Am I?

Andrew LOVES to watch YouTube on his iPad and we’ve caught on to the fact that it’s a great reinforcer when we want to get him to do¬† anything from finishing his vegetables to doing the laundry. Okay. The laundry not so much but I can usually get him to eat an extra carrot or [...]

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Special needs girl bullied at the hands of Ohio teacher, classroom aide

It’s a nightmare that has played out over and over in my head: My helpless special needs son being abused at the hands of an evil force preying on the weaknesses of an innocent child just because he’s an easy target. I mean, who would Andrew tell? How would we, as his parents ever really [...]

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Shut.Up.

He is wiggling in his seat and not the good kind of wiggle   It’s the kind that let’s me know all hell is about to break loose   “It’s okay baby,” I purr as we pull out of the driveway but his wiggles turn to whines and I turn to the deep breathing I [...]

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Shrieks are Louder than Words

They make it work somehow. They speak their own language. Or in this case, they “shriek” it. And it doesn’t matter whether or not anyone else “gets” it. It just matters that they do. To say that I love these two more than any human should be capable of loving someone else is the greatest understatement [...]

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