Monthly Archives: April 2011

“Special” Special Parent

If you are the parent of a child with autism (or any other disability) you are in my thoughts and prayers. We have so much stress and pressure in trying to raise our children. I┬ádon’t know what you are going … Continue reading

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Remembering Pervis Jackson

It was in 1972 that Pervis and I decided to have another baby. The Spinners had their first gold record and the future looked bright and shiny. Pervis Jr (PJ) was born in 1975 and the family was overjoyed at … Continue reading

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Inspired By Autism 2

When your child is diagnosed with autism, it is a crushing blow (sometimes the crushing blow comes from your child). Living with a child handicapped by autism is exhausting and stressful. We are under a lot of stress in the … Continue reading

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Inspired By Autism

I have been abused by autism, defeated by autism, depressed by autism, embarrassed by autism, exhausted by autism, overwhelmed by autism. I never thought I would get to the point where I would say that I am inspired by autism. … Continue reading

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The Other Pervis Jackson

April is National Autism Month, so today’s entry is about the other Pervis Jackson, our son Pervis Jr (PJ) who is handicapped by autism. PJ was born in 1975 when cases of autism were extremely rare. The statistics then were … Continue reading

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