A Dad's Journey

Father of Autistic Twins Speaks Out

Browsing Posts published in December, 2015

It’s no surprise that autistic kids are very literal and show little ability for empathy.  In fact, that’s just the way they’re wired.  Even for high functioning kids, the difference between a gentle nudge and a blatant push is hard to tell.  This “theory of mind”, a fancy psych term for empathy is missing in our kids.

 

Autistic Boy Receives 3,500 Christmas Cards After Viral Campaign

A nice story about a 10 year old autistic boy from Louisiana.