Tagged with diagnosis

a river in africa

Last night, a reader wrote the following on Diary’s Facebook page: I am recently new to following you and you are so much like myself. I have to ask , how long did it take for you to face things straight on? I know that we all try to not face facts for awhile and … Continue reading

D Day

* At brunch with family, October, 2005 I find that many of my friends remember the specific date upon which their child was diagnosed with autism. Many dread its anniversary, girding themselves for the PTSD that, to them, feels inevitable. I often hear those same parents refer to that day as D Day. Or The … Continue reading