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Danette Patient Expert

., Georgia
I'm a mom of three boys on the autism spectrum 7-yr-old id twins and their 4-yr-old little brother and wife to my dh of 15 yrs who is a SAHD. My blog is where I share our story, as well as topics relating to autism awareness & acceptance, twins, the silliness three little boys can get into,... Full Bio
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A Mad Crush by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum We were at the store buying school supplies when Bitty found a little blue ball. Dh and I were busy looking for the items on the list so we didn't notice the ... Read on »
Special Needs Ryan Gosling - Week 1 by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Coming out of blog-hiatus at least for now to join in on Special Needs Ryan Gosling with Sunday at Adventures in Extreme Parenting . I found this meme last summer, right ab ... Read on »
On hiatus... by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I guess it's pretty obvious since I've posted all of one time in the last six months, but I'm making it official (if anyone's still reading at this point). It's not tha ... Read on »
So aware, we're UNaware by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Have you ever seen the movie, "The Three Amigos"? It's a *really* cheesy movie from back in the 80's, and there's a scene where the amigos say something along the lines of ... Read on »
Special Olympics ~ Basketball by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Little Bitty's class gets to participate in various Special Olympics events during the year... a couple of weeks ago was the first one of the school year - basketball :). ... Read on »
Creeeeper and aliens by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Quick update on our Halloween Bitty wanted to be a Minecraft creeper so I resized Cuddlebug's costume from last year Bearhug and Cuddlebug didn't want to wear a ... Read on »
Little Bitty Director by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I shared previously some of Bitty's work creating short movies with series' of still-shots of his trains. He has since moved on to borrowing my camcorder (and ... Read on »
A Close Shave by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Bitty acting out a scene from " A Close for Duck " (from Thomas, of course), with a bubble beard :). His favorite episodes are the ones with crashes (of cours ... Read on »
Handsome x3 by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum We got the boys some new dress clothes for church :). When Cuddlebug and Bearhug were little, we had a hard time getting them to wear anything other than thei ... Read on »
Splash pad! by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A little water-fun downtime after the first week of school. Those smiles say it all, right? Bearhug as zombie. Be afraid... be very afraid! ... Read on »
Leavin' on a jet plane... by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum This summer I took Bearhug and Cuddlebug on a trip to visit family. Bitty and dh stayed home, mostly because we're not quite ready to try air travel with Bitty just yet. ... Read on »
Sensory coping success by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The slightest hint of a popping sound in the distance. The sight of them boxed up at those tents that start springing up about a month in advance. Even a mentio ... Read on »
Chicken by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Painting by Little Bitty. I LOVE it :) Read on »
Two weeks in... by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum School started two weeks ago. First day of 2nd grade First day of 6th grade (middle school!) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Two weeks in, we are ... Read on »
Where did THAT come from?! by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum So thankfully it's been a while since bathtime was a full-on battle . Which is why I was totally surprised the other day when I went to give Bitty his bath only to ... Read on »
My sweet baby by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Impromptu photo session in the front yard. He humored me to a point, and then he went back inside to play. Read on »
Birthday party landmines by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Bitty was invited to a birthday party a couple of months ago. He's not a big fan of birthday parties even though I have taken him to a few (he gets a fair amount of invi ... Read on »
June, in pictures by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Aside from Cuddlebug and Bearhug's birthday , here's a recap of what we did in June. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dh and I celebrated our 19th anniversary last month. We to ... Read on »
May, in pictures by Danette Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Catching up, wanted to share some of what we did in May (separate post coming soon for June). Little Bitty's class participated in Special Olympics soccer. I was ... Read on »