Can A Marriage Survive Autism?

By Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Marriage is supposed to be “for better or worse.” It certainly has the potential to be “worse” when you have a kid with autism. Our marriage almost didn’t survive Ryan’s autism diagnosis. What I didn’t know then was that I held the key to making things…

Don't Forget to Butt Out

Don’t Forget to Butt Out!

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Following behind Ryan and making sure he didn’t forget anything important became a life-long habit. When he was still quite affected by autism, doing that was necessary. However my actions of helping too much handicapped him when he got older. I couldn’t understand why when Ryan…

IEP Meetings and Other Challenges

IEP Meetings And Other Challenges!

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com This was the outfit I had to wear a few times. It works for IEP’s meetings as well as Halloween. Just as Ryan didn’t understand the social cues, I didn’t always read the IEP team correctly. I was driven to fix Ryan’s autism. My intense focus…