A moment of empathy & epiphany...
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|Mon, 08-25-2008 - 11:53pm|
I had a moment today where I think I got a glimpse of what it feels like to be LL. Maybe in an abstract way, but sometimes the back door is the only way to get in.
First of all, let me explain that my middle daughter has a condition known as Dysfunctional Sensory Integration. It falls somewhere on the spectrum between autism and ADD. Basically she has a lot of sensory issues and poor impulse control and can be a real handful, on top of which her IQ is maddeningly high and she has endless energy.
So, there are a lot of days when this kid needs more than I have in my tank. I reach the point where I cannot even hear the questions she is