A blog about disability, life, parenting, and learning what it means to live well in this world.
Monday, June 21, 2010
Horses and Autism
I just realised that I haven't written about my monumental experience with The Horse Boy last weekend. Sorry for the confusion, and for the fact that I can't do it justice just now. I'll give you the link to their website, and you can see for yourself what The Horse Boy is about when you have time. When I have time, I'll write about what I experienced at the Douglas Hotel in Aberdeen last weekend, and how it has shifted my perception of Autism just that tiny, and very important, bit.
I am only what people who love me have helped me become. I learned to be a nurse at Biola University and practiced it at UCH London. I am now a mother to two lovely boys and a daughter too, and learning how to love them with abandon. I am learning about disability because my first son Adam has Down Syndrome and Autism. I am slowly learning how to be a good wife to Brian, and learning patience by his example. I am learning to sing in a choir at St Andrew's Cathedral. And I'm learning to be a good friend through the great friends I've been blessed to make...