02 Apr '12, 3am

4 Books By Parents of Kids on the Autism Spectrum (Slideshow) | Care2 Causes

4 Books By Parents of Kids on the Autism Spectrum (Slideshow) | Care2 Causes

Ever since my now-teenage son, Charlie was diagnosed with autism shortly after his second birthday in 1999, I have been thinking about writing a book about my husband Jim Fisher ‘s and my life raising our boy. I started blogging about our “autism reality show” in June of 2005 with the hope that my accounts of our daily life with Charlie would be the foundation for such a book. Nearly seven years later, I’ve blogged almost every day about our adventures with Charlie but I’m no longer sure about writing a book, or at least right now. Writing on a blog now called We Go With Him — originally it was titled My Son Has Autism and then Autismland — has led me to think that, for now, a daily online journal of our life with a teenage son on the moderate to severe end of the autism spectrum best represents his story. We’ve no idea what might happen in the long run or even every day: ...

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