Dear MOM in the Parking Lot – Guest Blog by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty A note from Marcia.. This guest post is by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog at autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com. Kim’s book Raising Autism: Surviving the Early Years is on sale on Amazon here.…

Should I Tell People My Kid Has Autism?

by Ryan and Megan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com My son definitely acted different and the stares and comments other people made were often cruel.  But I still never told them about my son’s autism. That was especially true for the people who worked with him in gymnastics, swimming or karate.  Only our family members, his therapists, and…