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The View from Sixteen

My book describes a decade in my son’s life, from the time he was three (and first showing signs of autism) until he was 13. So readers frequently want to know what’s happened since then. At a talk I gave last week, a parent told me she’s rasing a younger child with autism, and spoke [...]

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My Three Sons

Today is the official day FOLLOWING EZRA is published. It’s been a long time in coming, and I’m grateful to many people for helping along the way. Today, I’d like to focus on two of them: Ezra’s brothers. I’ve always thought that one of Ezra’s greatest blessings is that he’s the middle of three brothers.  [...]

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Lessons in Jumping for Joy

[Also on  Huffington Post] At first I thought it was an earthquake. I was lying in bed when I felt the house shake–thud, thud, thud–and then I heard a voice just outside the bedroom shouting something I couldn’t quite make out. Somebody was jumping up and down. It was my son Ezra. “It’s February first!” [...]

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