Our Autism/ADHD Story

Our Autism journey has been very complex. If you’d like to read about our 2015 Autism diagnosis, start here:

Benji’s Story (A “Write 31 Days” challenge)
I write about our ASD diagnosis on Day 30

Read popular and encouraging ASD posts here:

10 Signs of High Functioning Autism that I missed (part 1, 2, 3)

Dear Mom who’s scared of an Autism Diagnosis

The first 6 weeks after an ASD diagnosis

I hate disclosure (but here’s why I do it anyway)

Autism is not a tragedy

5 ways I’m helping my 9-year-old Autistic son prepare for adulthood

Maybe we aren’t meant to move mountains

Special needs? No excuses

6 ways to prevent a meltdown before it happens

My therapist told me it was okay to bribe my kid

Yes, labels can change a person (but not the person you think!)

Read about our 2nd ASD diagnosis in 2018 here:

What I didn’t share in 2015

The last thing I wanted to do

What makes an ASD diagnosis process so hard

Picking up the pieces after our (re)Autism diagnosis

Read popular posts about ADHD here:

5 things I wish people knew about ADHD

Should I medicate or NOT medicate my child’s ADHD (part 1)

Should I medicate on NOT medicate my child’s ADHD (part 2)

6 ways to cope when your child is “too much”