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Autism Month Awareness is Important Kindness and Words Matter

 

April 8, 2020

I've been thinking about something lately. When I was a kid, there were words I heard (and used) a lot at the time that didn't mean a damn thing to me. I didn't think about what they meant or if they would hurt anyone around me if I said them. The older I got, the more I became aware of the words and I won't lie, I slipped up and would say them, but started to notice it would leave a bit of sting in me after I would say them. I honestly believe it was God's way of telling me to knock it off.

Fast forward to 4 years ago, my son, David, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder with a lan...



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