Author Archives: claudreenjackson

Our Civil Rights

This post is inspired by Bruce Hawes, songwriter, producer, arranger, author of “Growing Up In The Sound of Philadelphia”. “Sing a song, full of the faith that the dark past has taught us. Sing a song full of the hope … Continue reading

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From The Lower End Of The Spectrum

“As you have done it unto the least of my brethren, ye have done it unto me”.  Matthew 25:40 I am speaking of the autism spectrum and ASD. I am speaking from the lower end of the spectrum because that … Continue reading

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It Could Be Me

“Let not your heart be troubled, Neither let it be afraid”.  John 14:27 Words of comfort that have seen me through many a troubling situation with Pervis Jr. When you are the parent of a child with autism or any … Continue reading

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A Bird In The Air

“A bird in the air will carry your voice to those who will listen.” I don’t know where  I read that quote, but it has been my guiding principle whenever I write. I thank those of you who have responded … Continue reading

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A Trip To The Hospital

“For lo, I am with you always”. Matthew 28:20  /    “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own  understanding”. Proverbs 3:5. These are the two scriptures that I kept repeating to myself last … Continue reading

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PJ’s Art – 2

I am using a sample of PJ’s art at the beginning of my blog. That is also his signature on the right side of the picture. I am so proud of all of his art, but he totally lost  interest … Continue reading

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Merry?? Christmas

You may have heard the old saying, “a dollar short and a day late”.  I try not to live up to that saying anymore, but I am a day late (maybe even two) in writing about Christmas. Before PJ, Christmas … Continue reading

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A Place For A Gold Record

I have mentioned before that Pervis Sr was a member of the Spinners, an award winning vocal group. They began their career with Motown Records, but most of their hits were with Atlantic Records. Although Pervis Sr was a man … Continue reading

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More More Questions Than Answers

Being the parent of a son with autism has been the ultimate challenge of my life. Most other challenges pale in comparison. Since it is such a long lasting, never ending  challenge, I have been taught patience and endurance, but … Continue reading

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More Questions Than Answers

Since “Inspired By Autism” came out, I have been trying to get answers to questions about autism. I know that there are not a lot of answers, but I have been trying to find out about treatments that have actually … Continue reading

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