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Generalization – Billy

A couple of weeks ago on May 1, 2018, I was finishing the last few da ys of my first year of college. I learned the word generalizationthat day. This is something that has been troubling for me throughout my… Continue Reading →

Generalization – Mom

The ability to generalizeis a gift many of us take for granted, and this is the biggest challenge Billy has.  I fall short often through my frustration with Billy’s challenge in this area, since generalizingtakes me no effort. The ability… Continue Reading →

Expectations – Billy

I cannot believe it has been almost three months since September 5, 2017. That particular day was my first day at Manor College for the Business Administration. I have also almost completed my first semester.  There have been things in… Continue Reading →

Expectations – Mom

Many dreams shifted when the reality of Autism plunged into our lives.  The most frightening one has certainly been the image of what independence looks like. Bill and I have taken great intentional care edging Billy closer and closer to… Continue Reading →

First Year of College – Billy

I cannot believe it has been almost three months since September 5, 2017. That particular day was my first day at Manor College for the Business Administration. I have also almost completed my first semester.  There have been things in… Continue Reading →

First Year of College – Mom

I’m a bit behind Billy on this blogging.  He wrote his entry as he was about to finish the first semester, and here I am as he is about to start the second!  Let me start by ending the suspense. … Continue Reading →

How his brain works? – Mom

Billy did a fantastic job describing what happened as he crossed the street…narrowly escaping being hit by a car as we all looked on in fear.  As he readies himself to start school, these are the scenarios that scare me… Continue Reading →

How my brain works? – Billy

About a month ago, I experienced a very scary moment…a moment that was out of the ordinary for me. Usually I am very cautious, a little too cautious. For example, if a car were coming, even if I had the… Continue Reading →

Graduation Blog – Billy

This is it. I am finished with high school. It was over before I knew it, and it finished before I expected. On Friday June 2, I completed my final assignment for a hard course, accounting. Now I am ready… Continue Reading →

Graduation Blog – Mom

I exhale. I try to take it all in.  I view all of the moments that have added up to the successful completion of a High School Diploma.  All roads, for a very long time, have led to this destination. … Continue Reading →

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