Post 94 The Dreaded Meltdown!

We have recently been dealing with some regressions. This regression is focused around Greyson’s challenging behaviors, in particular his meltdowns. It is a huge challenge for me as his father. It is really tough to see a regression and I know there are part of Autism Spectrum Disorder, but it is still difficult to dealContinue reading “Post 94 The Dreaded Meltdown!”

Post 93 Momma Crushing It

We have had situation arise with therapy recently.. Our therapist has had a personal issue which has lead to her taking leave from work to take care of it. We only have one therapist right now and now that she has taken leave we have none for the time being. Therefore, it is on AlexContinue reading “Post 93 Momma Crushing It”

Post 92 Virtual Reality

Alex bought an oculus about 8 months ago, she spends a lot of time home with Grey while I am out working and it was an ideal hobby for her to get into. She is a Tech junky so it fits her interests perfectly. I have played it with her and it is incredibly cool.Continue reading “Post 92 Virtual Reality”

Post 91 Wrapping Up The Summer

Now that Labor Day has come and gone we transition form summer into fall. Saying goodbye to summer for our family is always filled with rushes of emotion. As a family we love the summer and enjoy so many different summer activities. However, after the hot dog days of August, fall feels wonderful. We enjoyContinue reading “Post 91 Wrapping Up The Summer”

Post 90 The Most Important Job

Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs anyone can undertake in life. However, it is probably the most rewarding experience life has to offer. Isn’t it ironic, how these two realities are both true and yet are at complete opposite ends of the spectrum, and life parenting a child with Autism makes bothContinue reading “Post 90 The Most Important Job”

Post 89 Quality Time

I have made it a point to spend as much time as I can with Greyson. I want to become closer and sine he is non-verbal the best way to do that is by spending quality time with him. Even though we are working so much all the time I make it a point toContinue reading “Post 89 Quality Time”

Post 88 Guinness

I got a call from Alex while I was at work the other day and I do not think I have heard her so excited in years! She started talking a mile a minute, so I asked her to slow down and tell me what was going on. So, she did and she asked ifContinue reading “Post 88 Guinness”

Post 87 Play Time

Greyson is a sensory seeker in a big way! A lot of children on the Spectrum have sensory challenges. Some are seekers like Greyson and they try to seek out sensory inputs like particular noises, motions, or visuals, like lights. Some are avoiders and do not like loud sounds or flashing lights, they avoid them.Continue reading “Post 87 Play Time”

Post 86 Confusing Social Experience

After almost 3 months now, we have finally been able to connect with Greyson’s former RBT. Mr Ed was a huge part of our families life and I don’t know where we would be without all his help and support over the past 3 years. We schedule a day at the beach for all ofContinue reading “Post 86 Confusing Social Experience”

Post 86 My Challenges Continue

Life continues to smack me around if not every day, surely every week. It feels like every day something happens to challenge me more, or in a new way. It is so frustrating when your having trouble with different things in life and you just seem to be stalled out. I feel that I haveContinue reading “Post 86 My Challenges Continue”