Each and every birthday I’m reminded at how fast time is going by and it seems each year is going by faster than the last. Slow down! Sophia + Jule turned 3 years old. We had a party! 🙂 I hope they knew the day was a celebration for them. They really loved the balloons […]Read More S + J’s 3rd Birthday!!
There is always a lot of talk about genetics and autism. “What causes autism?”, the big question on a lot of people’s minds. They are doing a lot of research to figure out what causes autism and what the genetic make up looks like. Sophia + Jule’s pediatrician referred them to the genetics lab at […]Read More Autism + Genetics
I stumbled upon this and wanted to share. Here are some things you will not find in your research on autism. You will not learn how this diagnosis will affect your marriage or other members of your family. You will not be told how it may fundamentally alter your perceptions of what is “normal,” […]Read More What they didn’t tell me about Autism…
Lots of small but exciting changes this past month! Here’s an update: Physical Therapy Sophia – I’m still working with Sophia on walking and cruising furniture. She’s getting stronger and her balance is getting better. I am also working on getting her to move from holding the couch to the ottoman and increasing the distance. […]Read More Therapy
Feeling very overwhelmed. We’ve had two therapy sessions so far, last Wednesday was the girls first Physiotherapy session and then yesterday we had their first session with a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) and she brought along a member of her therapy team. The physio appointment is at the Calgary Youth Physio centre in Calgary and […]Read More Overwhelmed
Autism – a word I didn’t think about or use very often. Not until a couple of months ago when I started to have concerns about our identical twin girls, Sophia + Jule. And then two weeks ago we had a psychologist assess them both individually and her words to me that day were “they […]Read More Our New Reality – Autism