Rebecca Faye Smith Galli is a freelance writer and columnist who resides in Lutherville, Maryland. She serves on the Board of Directors for Pathfinders for Autism. You can learn more about her and read more of her work at From Where I Sit.
It was Brittany’s idea. But it took a small army to pull it off.
Either way, I knew I was going to cry.
My son answered the phone, covered the mouthpiece, and whispered the admission director’s name.
I couldn’t take a bite of my salad—he wouldn’t let me.
It's always an expectant trip. We leave around 10:00 a.m. for the 58-mile drive to have lunch with my daughter, Each Tuesday is the same--yet different. We never know which Madison will greet us.
Summer’s coming! We may have dodged the extreme snowfall of recent years, but not the planning required to make sure our kids with autism have summer activities ...
It’s that time of year again for our family—the preparation for Madison’s Individualized Educational Plan ...
It is that time of year again, when families get together for holidays and people start Christmas shopping.
My daughter wrote a monologue for an acting class about growing up with a sibling on the spectrum.
I’ve come down with an early case of the “Bah Humbugs” this year.
Last Tuesday my sister Connie had to have a surgery.
Here's what really gets to us about the holiday season. It's not the way advertisers assault us, though that's troubling.
By the time you read this, I will have returned from a week’s vacation in Florida with my family.
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