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Our Time at the Horse Boy Ranch

Over Spring Break of this year, we went on an “epic road trip” (the use of the word epic usually makes me cringe, but in this case, I’m going to declare that it applies). To save money and to hit various spots along the way (including Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA), we drove from Washington, […]

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Lacey R - May 20, 2014 - 11:53 pm

Wow, Maya! This sounds (and looks) like a truly remarkable place!! Hope you get to go back someday–and aren’t deathly sick the next time around!!

Jill - June 4, 2014 - 3:34 pm

Have you visited: http://www.horsesthatheal.org/

Our girl scout troop learned about this program from a guest speaker (wounded vet) who receives treatment there. It seems like a fabulous program.

How Quickly Remarkable Shifts to Normal

Before I get too far down 2014, a year that has started out with an exhausted, unmotivated version of myself, I figured that I should catalog, in prose form, where we are in our “Autistic Life”. If I wait any longer to document this particular moment, it will quickly melt into the daily landscape of […]

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Unpredictability is the Worst Part

So I haven’t written much on here lately.  The fact is, I’ve been incredibly depressed.  Often angry.  Sometimes in a rage that only somebody else with an autistic child could understand.  And then back to being depressed. I’ve had nothing particularly incisive, witty or mind-blowing to write here.  I don’t expect to always have unique […]

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