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One visit, many moods

Today we had Alex driven up to our house for his visit, and to meet his new baby sister. His mood was all over the place, and we had a few really great moments, but overall the visit was terrible.

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Alex’s sibbing is still a major problem

It’s been about a year and a half since we made the decision to have Alex placed outside the home, and still he has these horrible periods of sibbing (to “sib” means to engage in self-injurious behaviors). We took some … Continue reading

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The complaint

We’re going to be lodging a complaint against the hospital if something incredible doesn’t happen relatively soon. After Alex’s dental appointment on Wednesday, he had five teeth pulled, five fillings, a crown, and a root canal.

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At least we know the hash isn’t hurting him….

We hadn’t been able to give Alex hash (we can’t do it on the premises of the facility, so it’s a tricky problem when he’s too angry to take anywhere), and his mood was improving. We’re not the kind of … Continue reading

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Best visit ever, bad news, good news

Best visit ever!! We saw Alex this weekend, and it was by far our best visit ever. He’s happier than he’s been in a very long time. He only had one really serious meltdown, and it lasted only about ten … Continue reading

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The worst is yet to come

We heard that Alex wasn’t doing well at his new home, and went to visit him last weekend. It was nothing short of a nightmare. He’s having the roughest time I’ve seen since he left us. We brought up some … Continue reading

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Marijuana, autism, and failure: a true story

Please read our agenda — a lot has changed since I wrote up this introductory article So many people lately seem to be coming forward with these amazing stories of how marijuana helped their autistic child. I’m truly happy for … Continue reading

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