...and then they told us our son is autistic.

After six months of waiting, the day arrived for our son PJ's evaluation with the Early Childhood Development Team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The appointment was for 9am, which meant we had to get up, fed, dressed and over the bridge into Philly during the morning rush hour. When he had his evaluation for Early Intervention, I cleaned like a psychopath. In the same manner in which I prepared for his Early Intervention eval, I cleaned. But in this case, it was us, not the apartment!...more

Oh. Oh, NO, you did not just say that: Am I trying to wish my autistic child away?

This past January, my husband and I had our dreams completely re-written when our (now nearly three-year-old) son PJ was diagnosed with Autism....more