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Today's Rogan-ism by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum "Mom, I know we don't always agree. But in the end, we always come together. And THAT is the making of a powerful relationship." I've said it before, and I'll say it agai ... Read on »
The Guilted, Part 1 of Infinity by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum When I was pregnant with Rogan, I was working 12-hour weekend nights as a charge nurse on an OB floor. I did this so that I would be able to stay home during the week with m ... Read on »
Clean Bill of Dental Health by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum First time EVER! And Rogan was even complimented on his good brushing techniques! He's come a long way baby! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Location: ... Read on »
100% Smart by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Landon, Rogan's little brother asked him: "Rogan, how do you always get 100% on your homework?" Rogan replied matter-of-factly: "Because I am a very smart kid." ... Read on »
Expression is Good by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Here is a series of texts between me and Rogan today. I couldn't help but smile. Rogan: "I feel sad." Me: "Why honey? Why do you feel sad?" Several minutes passed, then ... Read on »
Dear Santa, Rogan-style by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Here it is, word-for-word...Rogan's letter to Santa this year. I can't make this stuff up folks. P.S. Make sure you read it until the end. You'll be glad you did... De ... Read on »
4H Halloween Night by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Location: School Rd SW,Hutchinson,United States Read on »
Autism is Only a Part of Me by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Autism does not define me. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Read on »
Found! by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum This picture was taken on July 14th, 2005. It was about 6 months before what I sometimes refer to as "D-Day" or the day of his autism diagnosis. Look at the pain on his face ... Read on »
Hot dog mat press by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan's wonderful Occupational Therapist topped off this "hot dog" with the following ingredients, of his choice: bubble gum, pretzels, Swiss cheese, corn flakes, and pickle ... Read on »
Rogan's quote of the day: "Let ... by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan's quote of the day: "Let's just relax and celebrate the honor of the day. Today is the best day so far of October 2011." - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone ... Read on »
A Valiant Voicemail by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Got this message on my phone today, it made me laugh out loud - literally. "Mom, I was just wondering, since I got 102 on my Sciencetest, I got this Culver’s certific ... Read on »
Grandpa Chuck by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Doing his Reading homework tonight, one of the questions was this: "Describe one of your grandparents. What makes him/her special?" Rogan's answer: "My mom's dad (my gran ... Read on »
Craft Fair by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Yesterday I made some "home interior" purchases at the 37th Annual Hutchinson Craft Fair . I was so excited that when I got home, I immediately got to work to find each de ... Read on »
Gratitude by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Oh how I love this boy. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Read on »
Spare time heart-to-heart by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan: "So Mom, what do you like to do in your spare time?" Me: "Well, I like to run, cook, scrapbook, read, and spend time with my kids - of course..." Rogan: "Wow, t ... Read on »
Rules by Rogan by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I came home from work and was enthusiastically greeted, as usual, by Rogan. He was excited as he announced that he had created his own set of rules today. Here there are, ... Read on »
My Morpho-Man by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum One thing you don't typically think of when you hear the word autism is creative. But, like another thing you don't think of - affectionate - many many kids on the spectrum ... Read on »
The First Day of 5th Grade by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum When I asked Rogan how his first day was, he summarized: "Quite simply Mom, Mr. Tillmann is THE. BEST. TEACHER!!!!" That'll make a momma smile. : ) - Poste ... Read on »