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Son Diagnosed With Autism

My Best Friend And I Had So Much In Common -- Until My Son Was Diagnosed With Autism

2014-04-09-parentslogo_m.jpg | Jamie Pacton | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents

Ashleigh and I met in eighth grade. We survived high school together, stayed in touch through college, and eventually ended up in our hometown, marrie...

Mountain Battles: Music Can Save Your Life, Even for Just One Night

Dafna Maor | Posted 09.25.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

The concert gave me a fantastic memory to take along with me. But it didn't change my life; it just made it better for a few hours, maybe even days. And that's how life works.

What Parents Want for Their Children, Autistic or Otherwise

Dafna Maor | Posted 08.11.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

Sometimes people choose to make life more difficult for themselves, even if they don't have to. They go looking for unnecessary challenges to heap on their plates, which are already quite full.

When My Son Was Diagnosed with Autism, I Started my Life Over

Dafna Maor | Posted 08.06.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

The journey from that black hole of despair into which I fell in the weeks after "the diagnosis," as many parents call that fateful moment in their lives, back into light, took years. It is still underway.