Author Archives: solodialogue

About solodialogue

I'm a lawyer and the mom of a 6 year old boy with autism. I work part time and spend the rest driving here and there and everywhere for my son's various therapies. Instead of trying cases, I now play Pac-man and watch SpongeBob. I wear old sweaters and jeans and always, always flat shoes to run after my son. Yeah, it's different but I wouldn't change it for anything. The love of my child is the most powerful, beautiful and rewarding aspect of my life.

Whatever Happened to Solodialogue?

I haven’t written since May.  My son is still plodding along, facing his struggles daily.  I am too. When I started this blog, my altruistic idea was to help promote awareness.  Guess what?  Awareness is pretty vague.  So was I. … Continue reading

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Tears of Joy.

Thank you all for your kind words of support last week. All the weekend, I stewed in the news.  Why in the world would she tell me the story of a boy with a craniopharyngioma if it did not apply … Continue reading

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Eye Worry.

On Monday, I posted about our troubles with reading.  And if you read here, you know me.  I try to always find a silver lining.  But sometimes you can’t.  Well, maybe you could but it’d be a bit of bull… … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Dogs…

Every single school night, we have reading homework.  And, yes, I mean “we”.  I have to listen to him read, correct him, and make sure he comprehends what he reads.  This is a challenge.  I never know how much of … Continue reading

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Are You a True Believer? OT, One-Handed Scoopers, & Naked Emperors…

Sometimes, I get so caught up in just getting to the appointments, that I forget to evaluate how things are working to help my child.  I wonder what does him the most good and lately, I’ve been wondering what does any … Continue reading

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Almost Wordless Wednesday… Taking the Plunge at O.T.

He’s on a scooter board and I’m told this is a way to build his “core strength”…   I was also told the plungers are brand new and have never been used. I hope so… Happy Wednesday!

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An Explanation and a Little Empathy Story…

It’s been a little over 30 days since I posted here.  As some of you may realize, I do have a law practice, though mostly, it is my partner/husband who runs it.  Long ago, when I was about 6 months … Continue reading

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