"I Don't Want B12 Shots to Take Away My Aspergers, Mom!"

Gabe asked “Why do I have to take these shots, mom?” It was really hard to explain, his eyes were welling up with tears, and I new that he was more then just upset about the shots themselves. I try not to sugar-coat too much for the boys, because frankly they don’t get it. Being direct and simple usually works best. “Well Gabe, B-12 is supposed to help you think better.” I responded, by now he is fully crying. “But mom, I don’t want it to take away my Aspergerssss,” crying pretty uncontrollably at this point....more
I come from the unique perspective of having taught Autistic Spectrum kids before my son was ... more