At Not The Former Things, Shawna’s writing gives the world a candid view of a family with special needs children. I’ve been following her blog for a while now and occasionally leaving comments. Recently, she kindly asked me to write a little from my perspective as a dad in a family which has special needs as an ingredient.
The following post was originally posted there, but now I am posting it here too, with a few corrections and adjustments. There was so much I wanted to say, I hardly to knew where to begin. If you can imagine trying to mould a half inflated party balloon into a cube with your hands; it was like that in my head.
Continue reading “AS parenting. A dad’s perspective.”
Haven’t a clue. It sells?
So .. anyways .. now apparently the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, possibly has Asperger Syndrome. So? What pulls a pea out of my nose about this is that once again Asperger Syndrome is being linked, however tenuously to people with a bad reputation in the West. Continue reading “Putin and Asperger Syndrome. Why does the world press care about AS so much?”
Where to start with this? This blog entry is, I have a strong feeling, going to be one the more rambling ones. Good luck following it. Continue reading “Weakness and defeat. The day I drove to work.”
I wonder what you see when you look in the mirror? I wonder who you see when you look in the mirror? Continue reading “The man in the mirror”
F84.5 is the ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases v10) for Asperger Syndrome (AS). This blog post is merely a picture of how some who are diagnosed with, or who maybe only share traits with, Asperger Syndrome might find life. Deeper medical material can be readily found elsewhere. Continue reading “It’s life Jim, but not as we know it – F84.5”