the miracle therapy: time

a diary of a mom


How did we do this? What was this cutting edge therapy we had found, this latest in scientific development?

It was plain old being ready. Time. 

Susan Senator, The Autism Therapy That Worked For Us: Time

This is why I tell you not to give up.

Thisis why I insist on redefining what does and does not constitute functional behavior.

This is why I ball my fists and stamp my feet and refuse to succumb to the tyranny of made-up deadlines.

Thisis why I say this …

Our children deserve to have childhoods. Happy ones. Comfortable ones. Playful and play-filled ones. Stimmy, squealy joyous ones. Ones in which they learn and grow and discover the world in their own ways.

And this …

We have got to break free of this bullshit paradigm of artificial deadlines — of the need to rush, rush, rush to…

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BS in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University's McCormick College of Engineering MBA from DePaul University's Kellstadt's College of Business JD from DePaul University's College of Law
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