By Melanie Sanchez – TACA Mom My son Andrew is 15 1/2 years old. He is non verbal, has autism, and a lovely contagious smile. He had a brief “sleep deprived” EEG done right after diagnosis when he was around 3 years old. It lasted less than an hour and hardly seemed worth the time and effort. At the […]
While I write this story, I am looking at my son, Beau. He is happily sitting on the couch wearing shorts and a t-shirt, munching on pistachios, and grinning while watching Ghostbusters, a movie he specifically requested to watch. To most people, this would be a very ordinary scene.
The future depends on what we do in the present. – Mahatma Gandhi Puberty Sexuality Seizures Anxiety For Girls Only Suggested Reading Puberty: The Great Equalizer I have always called puberty the “great equalizer” because I have seen so many kids drastically change, good or bad, during puberty. Some children, with no changes in […]