Posts for autism

Motherhood: Autism

General/Column November 20, 2017

Autist, owl-child winged son, meant to soar the moonless night I feed you knowledge that you swallow whole, disgorge the…

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How Should We Define “Special Needs?”

In Mother Words Blog May 2, 2016

Our family is somewhere in that gray area. Technically, other parents and some of our peers would place my children…

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Like a Bird on Breadcrumbs

General/Column March 21, 2016

Her handprints used to bother me. From the moment Harper first took a step of her own, she’s made handprints…

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Growing Into the Quiet

General/Column December 7, 2015

I held a blue whale with long teeth in my hands, sticking my fingers into its open mouth, dramatically. And…

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