Link 14 Dec

A fabulous poem, that speaks volumes.

Beyond Autism Awareness

This is a poem by Cindy Waeltermann, which I ran across a few years ago, and like to share with others.  It conveys the mindset, emotions and spirit of many parents during the holidays, who have only one thing on their wish list for Santa.  

Merry Christmas to everyone affected by Autism.  Have a very happy and healthy New Year! -Ed

Autism Night Before Christmas
by Cindy Waeltermann

Twas the Night Before Christmas
And all through the house
The creatures were stirring
Yes, even the mouse

We tried melatonin
And gave a hot bath
But the holiday jitters
They always distract

The children were finally
All nestled in bed
When nightmares of terror
Ran through my OWN head

Did I get the right gift
The right color
And style
Would there be a tantrum
Or even, maybe, a smile?

Our relatives come
But they don’t understand
The pleasure he…

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