Monday, February 19, 2018

What I Wish I Had Known

This is something I am passionate about.

And there's an apology stuck in the middle to a blog reader that I went off on back in 2011, who probably isn't still reading because I was so, so very rude, but if she is... I really do appreciate what you said and I really am sorry I didn't listen.

Because I should have.  And I wish that I had, well, frequently if I'm honest.

And this video is totally dedicated to you.


  1. Amen. Amen. Amen. repeat forever. I heard it over and over. AND - even when I pushed I had therapists tell me to not worry, just a quirk and she was fine. Guess what? She was diagnosed as being on the spectrum last year at almost 18 years old. If she has been diagnosed years ago, she could have had so much more intervention, and probably avoided so much pain. Definitely push, get the child tested. Maybe they will be fine and that is great and awesome. But if not, I can tell you from personal experience that waiting for years to find out that there really is a problem is not good. At all. Typed with tears in my eyes.

  2. Would you mind giving the links to the online tests that you mentionned ? Thanks !

    1. Absolutely! And I'm glad you asked because I just added them to the youtube video too!

      The ASQ is at this address:
      And the MCHAT is here:


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