Archive for the 'Autism Adventures' Category

The Calm Between The Meetings

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

One IEP meeting down, one to go.  For this week, anyway. Thumper is going to kindergarten.  Still trying to wrap my mind around that one. Apparently, where he goes to kindergarten is the big question.  I assumed he would go to Tad’s previous elementary school.  Apparently, he is supposed to go to yet another totally […]

Thumper Imagines

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Thumper, as a general rule, has not been very good at “pretend play.”  He is a very grounded little boy.  When he plays with a thing, it is whatever that thing is.  A phone is a phone.  A block cannot be a phone.  A spoon cannot be a wand.  Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. […]

Living On The Edge

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Me: “Ane, how do you feel about living on the edge today?” Ane: (slowly) “I would be open to that…” Me: “When I say ‘living on the edge,’ I mean taking Thumper to the mall in underwear instead of a Pull-Up.” Ane: (eyes wide) “Yeah, let’s not do that.” For the record, we went forward […]

Thumper, Budding Engineer

Monday, February 19th, 2018

I had a parent-teacher conference a little over a week ago for Thumper.  You may not be able to believe it, but he is turning FIVE next month, which means he is going into kindergarten in the fall. I can hardly believe it either.  I’m going to have a kindergartener and a high school freshman […]