Rebecca Faye Smith Galli is a freelance writer and columnist who resides in Lutherville, Maryland. She serves on the Board of Directors for Pathfinders for Autism. You can learn more about her and read more of her work at From Where I Sit.
I was ready for the meeting, but still felt unprepared. We were to discuss a change in programming for Madison—that part was nothing new.
It was Tuesday. Finally, we were back on our lunch-with-Mommy schedule and were ordering our usual McDonald’s lunch ...
Her brother was jealous. “Do you think you’ll make it home in time for Madison’s birthday party?” I asked.
The search for good caregiver support can be a daunting task. Although there’s no magic to the process I’ve developed over the last 20 years, there are a few key ingredients.
Here's a useful questionnaire for interviewing potential caregivers.
It was a Tuesday, a regularly scheduled Madison visit-and-lunch day. But it was also my birthday, and, well, I'm going to say it, the “birthday from hell."
Victory is ours! I've just received a text message from my mom, alerting me to the fact that she and my dad are signing their will and Willie's special needs trust papers this morning. ...
It is that time of year again, when families get together for holidays and people start Christmas shopping.
My daughter wrote a monologue for an acting class about growing up with a sibling on the spectrum.
I’ve come down with an early case of the “Bah Humbugs” this year.
Last Tuesday my sister Connie had to have a surgery.
Here's what really gets to us about the holiday season. It's not the way advertisers assault us, though that's troubling.
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