Why I’m Letting My Son Skip Graduation

With five kids, three of whom have already graduated from high school, I know the drill - the ceremony always takes place on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend in our community college'sĀ field house and the students need to pick up their tickets weeks in advance. When it was son #4's turn to do just … Continue reading Why I’m Letting My Son Skip Graduation

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The Eternal Optimism of the Asperger Mind

I have written about my autistic son before. Despite grappling with the challenges brought on by Asperger's Syndrome, he remains a bottomless pool of good cheer.Impressed as I am by his incredible kindness, courage and fortitude, I am heartened by the way in which his presence tends to bring out the best in those around … Continue reading The Eternal Optimism of the Asperger Mind