I was hit with a double whammy when it comes to playdates. First, my son was diagnosed with autism. Everyone from the doctors to therapists to many well-intentioned but ill-informed friends have suggested that I get my kids involved in playdates to “socialize” them. Because, you know, kids with autism are socially awkward. It’s true, […]
About Emily Eggleston
Emily Eggleston, the mom of two rambunctious boys, loves meeting other special needs parents. She writes a candid blog at Emily's Puzzle, where she talks about the realities and struggles of raising two children with autism, homeschooling and finding yourself along the way. Her virtual “door” is always open.