“Dusty skies/I can’t see nothin’ in sight” are the lyrics to what my son Danny calls a “cowboy song” — “Dusty Skies,” by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. It’s the first tune on a CD of classic country & western music that he listens to first thing every morning. Transitions are difficult for Danny, […]Continue Reading →
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It’s Crazy, But I Wish My Autistic Son Could Be a Soldier No one envies a soldier’s mother. The worry. The sleepless nights. The fear that your child will suffer harm, both physical and psychological. Especially in Israel, where I live, military service is tough and dangerous. So, how is it that I find myself […]Continue Reading →
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/hannah-brown/7-myths-about-autism_b_2977120.html?utm_hp_ref=parents&ir=Parents#es_share_ended It’s official: The astronomically high numbers on autism released in 2012 by the Centers for Disease Control — that 1 in 88 children will be diagnosed with the disorder — have jumped even higher. The CDC came out with new figures in March showing that it’s now 1 in 50 children. Some have disputed these new statistics, but I wouldn’t […]Continue Reading →