Episode 10: ICE4Autism

09. June 2016 podcasts, police 0
Episode 10:  ICE4Autism
Mr. Bacon speaks with Wanda Refaely, owner and creator of ICE4Autism, the only Autism-specific In Case of Emergency smart phone app. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:55 — 71.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS

Be Noticed

Be Noticed
Did you know that peacocks don’t grow their feathers until about the age of 3? I found this fact interesting. It’s around that age when our son really started standing out from a crowd with his happy noises, flappy hands and jumping bean legs. It got him noticed. It made him stand out from all ...

“12 Things My Son Has Taught Me”

“12 Things My Son Has Taught Me”
  1) Things I thought were important before I had him — really aren’t. 2) After even the hardest day, watching him sleep melts my heart. 3) There isn’t any better feeling than when he spontaneously reaches to hold my hand. 4) There isn’t any worse feeling than when he is hurting and cannot tell ...

Episode 7: “Keeping Friendships as Autism Parents”

27. May 2016 podcasts 1
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

In This House…

In This House…
In this house: -Pants are optional. -We praise and reward poop. -Our air freshener of choice is bacon. -Furniture is scattered to allow for more open space for scooters and hoverboards. -The AC is turned on in March because allergies are the enemy. -The bounce, bounce, bounce, of a trampoline is a common sound at ...

A Third Ticket

A Third Ticket
A couple of weeks ago, a new friend asked me how I deal with the uncertainty over what our future holds; how I fight off the fear of not knowing what lies ahead for my son and my family and if he’ll ever be able to live independently. Here is my answer: First of all, ...

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 ...