by shelly andrews | Sep 7, 2016 | blog, You're Not Alone
As a mother of two children with autism and other special needs, not only is it helpful for me to read and talk about the real lives of families similar to mine, it is healthy. It helps to know that you are not alone, and that in this journey there are others traveling with you. I have three children.
by shelly andrews | Jun 16, 2016 | blog
In honor of this upcoming Father’s Day, we’ve asked some dads to write about what they LOVE about being a “dad of” autism. Our third entry is from AHSS Family Support Coordinator Laura Perisin’s husband, Peter Perisin. In his own words…
by shelly andrews | Jun 15, 2016 | blog
In honor of this upcoming Father’s Day, we’ve asked some dads to write about what they LOVE about being a “dad of” autism. Our second entry is from AHSS’s Associate Chief Clinical Offer, Jennifer Lantham’s husband. In his own words:
by shelly andrews | Aug 19, 2015 | Uncategorized, weekly list
Often times, autism makes life harder for those who are affected. Other times, individuals with autism can see and experience things better than their neurotypical friends and peers. This dad blogger worried that his autism would affect his ability to be a good dad.... Read More
by shelly andrews | Jul 1, 2015 | blog, You're Not Alone
No matter what their child is like, whether they have autism or are neurotypical, every parent worries about them being bullied. My family and I worried that Jennifer, my sister who is on the autism spectrum, would be picked on for being different.