Category Archives: Community activities
Business casual and beyond4
September 18, 2016 by whirlyjoy
This year Aida has started a pre-vocational program as part of her school day. It’s in the mailroom of the district’s main …
Summer Camp, part 2, or A Meander Through Holland1
July 31, 2013 by whirlyjoy
Here’s what was surreal about waiting for our turn with the nurse at summer camp check-in this year: Aida was calm and composed and quiet. Oh, a few little stimmy moves here and there –
Summer Camp, part 1, or, Getting from there to hereLeave a comment
July 22, 2013 by whirlyjoy
Aida was dubious at best when we left home for something called “camp” that she had no real concept to match up with – and as we drove further from the familiar urban landscape, her anxiety grew even greater than mine.
Chaos du jour: Swimwear4
May 20, 2013 by whirlyjoy
Aida still occasionally flashes the patrons of the evening open swim at the community center pool – uncaring of modesty, I assume because of her autism, although it might just be the French half of her DNA coming out.