A mother's journey through the anguish, grief, joy and triumph of raising a chronically ill, disabled, extraordinary child, and how he helps shape her views of the world.
This is a beautiful photo. When I was studying neuroscience, we talked about empathy as the result of mirror neurons, but I am convinced that there is something more spiritual about empathy and I think this photo conveys it perfectly. That is why I'm a sociology major.
That is adorable. I've always thought that there are three kinds of neurotypical kids -- the first are those who are terrified of our children and who act like it; the second are those who are curious and ask about our children but then are relatively disinterested and, ultimately, bored; the third are those who are drawn to our children --