Frances went to a sleepover this weekend involving two of her classmates. I was worried that she wouldn’t make it through the event, and, frankly, I waited for a call requesting that I pick her up. Fortunately, the sleepover parents were really good about letting Frances have her wifi-only phone in the room with herContinue reading “Text support”
Last week, Frances left her beloved My Little Pony hat behind after her social group. This doesn’t sound like a big deal, but she wears the hat all day just about every day and her school accommodates her. I’ve always thought of it as her security object (like the stuffed animal that she hasContinue reading “Security object or sensory input?”
I was reflecting last night upon the fact that it has been just a little over 3 years since Frances’s HF ASD diagnosis. Though I normally just read or sketch while waiting, I found myself having a conversation with a mother of two children with diagnoses of severe classic autism last night while Frances attendedContinue reading “The faces that you meet”
Frances drew this picture yesterday for a friend’s dog — I think it’s really cute. She actually drew pictures for all of the dogs in that family, and this is my favourite.
Convincing Frances to part with toys is an ongoing battle. Over the summer, she donated several large bags of toys for the very young, but there’s still much more to go.
I’m still sick and lying on the sofa, so we had to cancel some travel plans. Frances and I have been watching her favourite YouTube doll videos all morning…
A Christmas 2016 Update Fortunately, Pink Cup Dad has been on vacation because I’ve been really sick. So, he took care of Frances on his own until yesterday when he went back to work. The Christmas season officially ends for us in the second week of January as the kids return to school. This festiveContinue reading “Happy New Year! “