My son is Autistic. He is also nonverbal. He is without speech, he lacks social skills, he does not lack emotions. There is a difference. When someone cannot talk, it’s easy to assume that he has no feelings either. Not being able to express is not ..
Like many autistic kids, my son has poor fine motor skills and it affects his everyday life a great deal. Getting into occupational therapy has been nothing short of a feat. You first need to almost invariable stand by in a 3-6 month waiting list. Once you get in, you get an hour a week and if your stars are all aligned right, maybe twice a week. Then comes the insurance which , in most cases, believes my child does not really need this therapy and if I use all the powers of the universe to convince them t ..