April Fools’

Life on the Spectrum

We’re now a few days into the month of April. International Autism Awareness Day 2021 has come and gone. I didn’t miss it (how could I?). I just wasn’t feeling it much this year. I would venture to guess that I’m not the only mother of a child on the spectrum who was just not feeling like “Lighting it up Blue.”

We postponed April Fools’ Day this year in our house. Instead of engaging in tomfoolery and trickery on the 1st, we decided to celebrate April Fools’ on Easter Sunday. It’s complicated, don’t ask. In any event, my three, no four, boys have been talking about pranks for months. In many ways, April Fools’ has ranked up there with Halloween and Christmas. I kid you not.

Tommy has been riled up about pranks and pranking. He wanted teams this year. It was to be Dad and Tom against Mom, Will…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com

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