Counting Figs

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism

“Let’s count by figs,” he says from under his cocoon of blankets. “Okay,” my exhausted voice doesn’t register to him. “What number?” “Well…” he ponders, clicking his tongue. “We can’t do one to ten, because they’re locked. Or eleven or twelve or thirteen-fourteen-fifteen-sixteen-seventeen-eighteen…” He rattles on without seeming to take a breath. An outsider wouldn’t […]

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