“Afraid”

“Afraid”
He felt the tickle on the back of his neck; that familiar tickle that made him aware he was dreaming. “Please let this one last,” he silently begged. “I’m scared, Daddy,” Luke whispered. “What if I fall over? What if I can’t stop?” The summer sun peaked through a cloud trying valiantly to burn away ...

Episode 7: “Keeping Friendships as Autism Parents”

Episode 7:  “Keeping Friendships as Autism Parents”
Mr. and Mrs. B. discuss the challenges of maintaining friendships as Autism parents and the importance of having understanding, flexible, and non-judgmental friends… preferably without nice things in their home that might be broken. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:50 — 63.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS

I Still Want More

I Still Want More
“I still want more…” After receiving Eric’s autism diagnosis, I always wished I had a crystal ball to help me see where he would be in 10 years. Well, almost 10 years later….here we are: Then// he spoke only a few words and grunted and pointed a lot to communicate. Now // he has A ...

Episode 6: “Vacations”

Episode 6:  “Vacations”
Tha Bacons talk about their trials and tribulations taking on the epic challenges of a Special Needs family vacation.  Tips, advice, sharks… what more could you ask for in a podcast episode? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:28 — 55.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS

Episode 5: “Special Wants”

Episode 5:  “Special Wants”
The Bacons describe their fun new project:  a Facebook Group called “Special Wants“.  They explain the back story behind its creation and the remarkable connections being made across the world by parents searching for that rare, special, or discontinued toy their child is wishing for. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:41 — ...