Parenting a special needs child is the hardest thing most of us will ever do. It’s not close. With us always is the sense of the roadblock; the belief that no matter what, eventually, we’re going to run into it.
Spielberg couldn’t show the shark. He didn’t have digital special effects or a blockbuster budget; just an underwater camera and a mechanical rubber shark that kept sinking in the bay. So he had to find another way.
A woman once asked my wife, if we knew then what we know now about our severely autistic son Aidan, would we still have gone through with it. It of course being him. The answer to that question for most emotionally healthy people, is of course, yes. The woman didn’t really know any better, I … More Gracist
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