29 Apr '11, 10pm

11YearOld with Asperger's Wanders From Home Breaks Window To Get ... #aspergers #autism

11YearOld with Asperger's Wanders From Home Breaks Window To Get ... #aspergers #autism

I cannot imagine being the parent of a child on the autistic spectrum. I read Kristina's blogs where she mentions Charlie, and my heart aches. I know some people with Asperger's, ranging from very high functioning ones to very low functioning ones, and I can only imagine what they must have been like as kids! I don't have kids. The first summer I owned my house, I looked out the back window and saw a small boy crouching over my koi pond. I damn near broke the world land-speed record getting out there, and thankfully, so did his grandma. I don't know who was more shook up- her or me. Before that day, it never occurred to me how important it is for everyone in a community, even those without kids, to make sure they do their part to keep kids safe. I now lock the gate to the back yard and koi pond. I pay attention to the dogs when they act like "something's up". But I still c...

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