Monday, November 18, 2013

Finding our way, but never LOST: This is Autism

Written by Shannon 

Originally published at High Functioning Momism

I saw autism as an attack– an insult on my beautiful boy. I realize now that what I saw was Autism Speaks’ autism. The autism according to Suzanne Wright’s “Call for Action” that causes “families to split up, go broke and struggle through their days and years.” The autism that causes us to lose our children.
I kept expecting to see something different in his eyes– like a light that extinguishes. But it never happened. We didn’t lose him to autism. We found ourselves.
Continue reading at High Functioning Momism

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