Of the many lessons I have learned from raising a child with autism from babyhood to adulthood, the following twelve were the hardest earned, and the most valuable:
This is PART 4 of my summer series featuring my best loved posts about raising a son with autism.
12 life lessons that I’ve learned from raising a child with autism
LIFE LESSON #1 - There is no such thing as a “weirdo”. People that seem weird have challenges that are hard to understand.
LIFE LESSON #2 – People who seem different are probably very lonely.
LIFE LESSON # 3 – There is nothing more valuable in this world than a well trained and compassionate teacher…
LIFE LESSON # 4 – …but loyal friends and a great therapist are close behind.
LIFE LESSON # 5 -There are many more nice people in the world than there are not so nice people.
LIFE LESSON # 7 -There is a fine line between patience and anger.
LIFE LESSON # 8 - The house doesn’t always have to be clean. And neat.
LIFE LESSON # 10 - Humor helps. A lot.
LIFE LESSON # 11 - Everyone you meet has a story of their own.
LIFE LESSON # 12 - Kindness and praise can defuse a difficult situation magically.
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