Disneyland and Green Eggs and Ham

I know all kids go through phases where they play only one game, or sleep with one special stuffed animal, or play with only one toy. Autistic kids do that but to the extreme. Bryce is working on a couple new ones. We walk a fine line between being happy that he’s talking up a storm about something and wants to share it with other people and teaching him that what he’s totally excited about might be boring for other people. Since autistic kids don’t read facial expressions and pick up on body language, they have to just be told when it’s time to move on to another subject. Continue reading