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Walking by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan and I went for a walk tonight. As we passed by our neighbors house and he expressed some concern, "Oh no...THEY'RE outside." I wondered out loud why that matters. ... Read on »
Going Out by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan really didn't want me to leave on my first day off in 6 days. (I had an appointment.) But he dealt with it very well. This was waiting for me when I got home. ; ) ... Read on »
Open House by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Location: Park Elementary Read on »
Back to...therapy by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum We're starting therapy again to help with some of Rogan's struggles with gross motor skills and sensory difficulties. During his evaluations, he was asked several times ... Read on »
The Rogan Awards! by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Don't let anybody ever tell you that ASD kids are not creative and unimaginative! Here is a *secret* copy of the Awards show that Rogan is working on. He even has names of p ... Read on »
Grocery bonding by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan and I made a very quick trip to the grocery store the other day. Rogan: "This is a great mother-son bonding moment." Me, beaming: "You are very right!" Rogan: "Mo ... Read on »
Creativity abounds by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan spends a lot of time on his computer. Good, bad, or indifferent, that's what he likes to do. Much of that time he writes...the kid amazes me with his perseverence and ... Read on »
Because I needed another reason to further pound the guilt into my heart... by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43634951/ns/health-mental_health/ Autism may be linked to antidepressant use Risk may be environmental factors in the womb, not just genetics ... Read on »
Claymation Baby!!! by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan is taking a Claymation class this summer...if you know Rogan at all, you know that this kind of thing is TOTALLY up his alley! Kudos to the instructor who initiated hi ... Read on »
10 Commandments of Parenting an ASD Child, from the Autism Support Network by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The 10 Commandments of parenting a child with autism 1) You shall seek out therapists. Specifically those in Occupational/Physical/Speech Therapy, and ABA) to help faci ... Read on »
Sponge Bob & Patrick Meet Rogan by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum No words are needed for these photos...except perhaps that these two characters may have, in fact, made my son's DECADE! ;-) Read on »
There's Always Another Loop by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan's motto of the day: "Life is like a roller coaster. One minute you're on top of the world, the next minute you hit rock bottom." He adds, "Right now, I'm more on ... Read on »
Autism Camp Day 2 as told by the Camper by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum In Rogan's words, here's how his second day went"First we had music, just like yesterday. Then we had science...then we did this thing outside on the ropes. There was this l ... Read on »
Got Anxiety??? by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A great article from The Autism Transformation http://www.autismtransformation.com/blog/my-child-is-anxious/ Anxiety can be debilitating for many individuals, especially ... Read on »
Another... by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I was making Rogan's lunch this morning for his second day of camp. He announced: "Another fabulous lunch for another fabulous day at camp!" Here are some projects from h ... Read on »
Autism Camp Day 1 by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum There was a time, not that long ago, where I didn't think this would be possible. Rogan, go to camp? Are you  nuts?? How could he manage in a place where socialization - his ... Read on »
Autism? by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The other night Bradee & Rogan wanted to go bowling. Together. (Stranger things have happened...not many though!) We drove to the bowling alley and I went inside with them t ... Read on »
Information please! by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Rogan's never been a big phone talker. In fact, it wasn't until really this last year that he would initiate a call to me. He is in Bismarck right now, with his brothers ... Read on »
Things That Make You Go Hmmm by Tricia Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Routine Screening for Autism Not Needed, Researchers Say http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110613014449.htm ScienceDaily (June 13, 2011) — Proposals r ... Read on »