Restricted interests. Special interests. Passions. Obsessions. Whatever you call them, it can be challenging when a child with autism is fixated on something all day, every day, to the exclusion of anything (or anyone) else. I knew the stereotypes about autistic people when my twins were diagnosed at 2. So… Continue reading
Posts tagged "Fiona Watt"
Before the boys started ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) therapy, I was really upset about it. I didn't like the idea of it because it wasn't fair. Other two-year-olds weren't spending 20+ hours a week under intense instruction that often made them cry with frustration. No, they got to play without… Continue reading