Empathy

Frances: When I grow up, I’m going to open a stable for people who can’t afford to take horse riding lessons. (12ys/9m)

#smashingstereotypes #asd #aspergers #autism

Wisdom

“I’m just sitting here pondering everything that has gotten me to this point in my life. I get lost in my thoughts. It’s a good place to get lost because you will always find your way back.” (Frances, 12)

My little girl has been home from school this week because she is sick again. Though I’d much rather that she were well, I have to say that I’m loving the opportunity to listen to her speak and to answer her questions even if it goes on into the wee hours.