I wrote this on my other blog…the one that I always forget that I have. I know that it’s not business/product related, but when I stumbled upon it today, it made me cry. I was writing about my, now 15 yr old, son about a month before his little brother was diagnosed with cancer. I just thought I’d share.
It’s fair to say that my son, R, is one of the smartest, sweetest, most considerate people that I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Some of that comes from his upbringing & the influence of his role models here in the home, over his last 12 years. However, I think I have to thank Autism for the rest.
Autism. It is considered, by many, something to cure, something to treat, something to study & analyze. R thinks of it as something that makes him special. It is something that we live with. Everyday there are challenges, not just for R. Everyday there are things not to be easily understood, not just for R. More than half of the children that I meet in the schools are struggling with something. Some of them it’s socially, like my guy. Some of them it’s reading or math or writing. Only a…
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