A strong well written article by a father in the Globe & Mail yesterday, explaining his very real perspective of raising a child with sensory processing difficulties and ASD.  Being a parent is the hardest job we can take on as humans. Being a parent requires the ability to understand that many of their child’s behaviours (the output) are related to how they perceive ane experience their world.  It’s so difficult to get into their little brains and sort out the whys of their behaviours and it requires being a detective and picking up on subtle cues.  Occupational Therapists can help with the detective work and offer strategies to support coping with the child’s perspective on the world but I digress…please read the article, it’s very moving:

I need to look through my child’s eyes to understand her Asperger syndrome