Stories by agriffin

My Son, The Prom King

My Son, The Prom King

Emma’s story. She is 42. /// My story is a lot different than parents who have young kids with autism now. See, my kid didn’t have autism 20 years ago. Oh, he had autism. I just couldn’t get anyone to say he had autism.  It was a different world then and it was a rare diagnosis […]

Ask

Ask

Dana’s Story. She is 39. /// Ask. Ask why she doesn’t always make eye contact.  Ask why she doesn’t scream when a spider scampers across her dinner plate, like most any person would. Ask why she sometimes repeats every word you say. It’s echolalia in case you were curious. Please don’t just look at me […]