Archives: January 2015

My Pick: The Journal of Best Practices

I just wanted to take a moment to share one of my favorite books, The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man’s Quest to Be a Better Husband.  Author David Finch gives an funny and heart-warming memoir of what it is like to be an adult living...

Unhinged

During each of my three pregnancies, I was aware (as virtually all expectant parents are) that there was a possibility my baby could be born with an illness or disability. That’s not to say I was prepared to have a sick child (who could possibly be?), but that I was...

Helping Autistic Kids To Try New Things

Last year the kids and I discovered geocaching, a kind of treasure hunt to find hidden containers using only GPS coordinates. I was excited because it combines a bunch of things that my oldest son Max really enjoys – maps, numbers, puzzles – so I was pretty sure that it...