As autism awareness month winds to an end, we thought this might be a fitting time to re-post this blog, as acceptance knows no month. Also, see the link at the bottom to view a roundtable discussion that looks at the challenges of living with autism as well as how some parents describe acceptance in their lives.
Will I Ever Find It? One Mom’s Story of Autism and Acceptance
I’m often asked by other parents, when and how I found acceptance of my daughter’s autism diagnosis. It has been twelve years so I have had to think back. I can’t pinpoint a day nor can I offer up a clear plan for how I got there. I do vividly recall in those early days feeling as if acceptance would never arrive. Read full post »