It’s not an easy path to walk. I’ll be the first to admit that it has challenged me at times beyond what I thought I was capable of handling – but living with an autistic child has facilitated more profound growth, expansion and love than I ever thought was possible.Read More
When I look at autism and the way it is handled in our 21st century world, I believe that most aspects are misunderstood. People still see autism as a tragedy that brings with it suffering and pain.
My work as the mother of an autistic child and a doctor is to educate the world about what autism really is, what it means for us as a community, and the incredible potential that autism brings to light - for ourselves and our children.Read More
For many people, it feels natural to perceive their child’s diagnosis of autism as a tragedy. But if we shift our beliefs about this condition and allow ourselves to see the brilliance in who our children are, then their health and well-being—as well as that of our families, and perhaps even our world—will improve beyond what we thought possible.Read More
This morning, I sat on the floor with my son in his special playroom. He was on my lap and we were staring out the window at the rain and fierce wind. He leaned into me while we shared this moment and I felt intense gratitude.Read More