Sunday, July 27, 2008

Want to understand autism?

Maybe an example of a parent working with a child who has autism will help those of you who don't understand what it means to have a child with autism. Take a look:

I thought it was a great example.

I'm thinking of putting video up of exchanges with my daughter. Our communication isn't quite on the level of Adam's yet, but translation of atypical word usage is a daily activity for us, too.

Off the top of my head, figuring out that "Mickey piano" is an episode of Mickey Mouse Club where a piano appears about halfway in was a recent challenge. Good thing I watch any television she watches, and she doesn't watch much.

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