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This is the official website of my book, Autism Dad: Adventures in Raising an Autistic Son. Use the navigation bar to find out more about us, search categories, buy the book, or contact me. Hope you find something that helps. Please leave feedback, either way. This site can’t improve without your help! Thanks! — Rob Errera, Autism Dad
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Hi! I'm Autism Dad, Rob Errera, and this is my son Rocco. Autism is a non-stop adventure for us, as it is for Roc's younger sister, Francesca, and my wife, Laura. I’m not supposed to be the author of Autism Dad: … (More ... )
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism (2007) by Naoki Higashida KA Yoshida (translator) David Mitchell (translator) The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida is like a Rosetta Stone, a secret decoder ring for autism’s many mysteries. Author Naoki Higashida is a non-verbal […]
“The happiest place on Earth” got a little less friendly last month when Disney announced it would no longer allow visitors with disabilities instant access to rides and attractions. This is disappointing news to children with autism and their parents, myself included. When we visited Disney two years ago, we were told our son was […]
“Welcome to the happiest place on earth,” I said to my wife through gritted teeth. We were pressed shoulder-to-shoulder in a packed mass of humanity, waiting to get off the ferry to the Magic Kingdom. It was our second trip back to the park that day. We were all tired, but we (mostly my wife […]
Here’s one for everybody who responded sympathetically to my Legend of Lead House post. I’d like to say, “It really wasn’t as bad as I made it sound,” but it kinda was. But the outcome was positive, — a safer, nicer home — and I learned a valuable lesson. Home is where the heart is? […]