On Autism and Disability – a youtube video

The thing to take from this video? Never give up hope. With David, we will always hope that there will ...
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Playing with fire

I feel like we are playing with fire here. Admittedly, David also likes to play with fire. David admitted to ...
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Admitting the horror

It has come to our attention that David has admitted to trying to kill animals with his hands, and with ...
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Risk Assessment – Hope, Dreams and Fear

Hope We had David's monthly staffing today. It is always our strongest hope that he will do well each month ...
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Eval

David and I are traveling six hours tomorrow to get him evaluated for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. This is a ...
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For those Dad’s who played a role in my life

The Brady Bunch Hour (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When we adopted our youngest, we did an adoption study. We had to ...
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Failings of a Father.

Today, I write about my failings as a father. Yesterday I wrote about an investigation that occurred into an incident ...
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Modern Communication and an Investigation

Modern communication can be a wonderful thing. Where David is concerned, I make it a point to let staff know ...
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Da Journey – A family VLOG about the Autism journey

I run across all kinds of advocates in my work in the Autism advocacy community. A VLOG is a Video ...
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I Guess That’s My Cue

I don't write about anyone in the family except David, unless I am writing about things he has done to ...
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survival business as a special needs parent is hard stuff

Pending Change of Placement

Change of Placement.What happens if... David has been in a facility placement since October of 2015. Now he is nearing ...
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The State of North Dakota Budget Cuts

We are beginning to see the affects that the budget cuts are having on David's care here in North Dakota ...
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