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AUTISM DADDY · 7M ago

The Evolution Of Sesame's Julia

As many of you know I started this blog in 2011 and for a long time I was anonymous. I came out in September of 2015 in a post called "My Name is Frank.  I am Autism Daddy.  I work at Sesame Street"  In that post I explained that I work at Sesame Str...
AUTISM DADDY · 9M ago

Getting Back To Our Lives & Living Our Dreams

This might be a weird post and I might take a lot of flack for it.  However I just had to get it out because it's something I've been thinking about for a long time.  The King is now 13 years old and we love the school he's in.   And he can be in ...
AUTISM DADDY · 9M ago

Tales From a New SLP: A Guest Post from My Niece Francesca

Francesca at her undergrad graduation in 2014Hey guys!  Happy New Year!I am so excited to start the new year off with my first ever GUEST BLOG POST from my niece Francesca.Francesca (or Cesca for short) went to graduate school to be a speech languag...
AUTISM DADDY · 11M ago

Autism Parents: Things Are Gonna Get Easier

I wrote a post yesterday called "I Still Yearn For a Typical Life Sometimes".  In it I talked about even though I’ve been living on Autism Avenue for over 11 years now with my 13 year old...
AUTISM DADDY · 11M ago

I Still Yearn for a More Typical Life Sometimes

I feel like I've gotten pretty good at this special needs parenting thing.  I don't focus on what is missing from our lives as much anymore.Years back, in my mind I would constantly be comparing our lives with the lives of parents with typical k...
AUTISM DADDY · 11M ago

Our Lives Are NOT A Daily Struggle. We Can Take On More!

I've been meaning to write a post like this for a long time.  And I'm not sure where it's gonna take me yet...  Hopefully it makes sense.The reason I'm writing this post is ...I think th...
AUTISM DADDY · 11M ago

A Rave Review of My Son's Special Needs School

It was on August 13, 2015 that I wrote a blog post called "My Son Didn't Get Into the School We Wanted for September"  And wifey and I were hurting.  We found a school that we felt was a ...
AUTISM DADDY · 1Y ago

What Doctors Don't Get About Autism Parents

Not sure what this post is gonna be about yet.  And based on the title it might not b...
AUTISM DADDY · 1Y ago

Why a Special Needs Parent Might Say "Yay for Bad Behaviors!"

I've been meaning to write this post for a long time now. It's about the strange balance and the weird trade-offs you have to make in your mind as a parent of a kid with both autism and ...
AUTISM DADDY · 1Y ago

The Strange Balance Between Autism & Epilepsy in My Kid's Life

(originally written & published on September 23, 2016)I've been meaning to write this post for a long time now. It's about the strange balance and the weird trade-offs you have to make in...