What a beautiful account of raising a child with neurological differences that allow the individual to see world in a fantastic new way!
What’s the world like through the eyes of innocence? Somewhere over the spectrum I see the wonder. I see the wonder of a world not tainted by ignorance and hatred; where superheroes exist and fairy tales really can come true. Children give us a unique opportunity to regain this magic.
“Daddy,” queried my nineteen year old son. “What’s Santa Claus going to bring you for Christmas?”
“Let’s see,” speaking of himself in the third person, Cade answered his question. “Santa will bring you Batman, Superman and Justice League toys.”
“Wow Cade!” I exclaimed. “You must have been a good boy this year.”
“Yeah,” he so proudly agreed. “Daddy, what does Santa bring you if you’re nice?”
“A bag of toys.” Joy beamed from his eyes as he replied. “Daddy, what does Santa bring you if you’re naughty?”
“A bag of poo.”
Although physically an adult, Cade remains a child. Autism may have…
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