Parenting an Autistic Adult

When we talk about autism (which we are doing often during Autism Awareness Month), we tend to talk about children and ways that their parents can help. But children grow, and the parents of autistic children become parents of autistic adults, a role that is less defined and less discussed. In a guest blog today, Laura Shumaker, author of “A Regular Guy:Growing Up With Autism,” describes one weekend with her grown son Matthew, navigating the changing rules one interaction at a time.

via Parenting an Autistic Adult – Motherlode Blog – NYTimes.com.

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