PARENTHOOD: Haddie returns with a surprise.
April showers are actually just all the tears from last week’s episode.
Our hearts can’t handle much more of this.
I’m Still Here
Understanding structure and rules is essential for anyone who is parenting, teaching or befriending a person diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. A breach in the rules or the structure can be much more disturbing than even the most grave of social missteps. A 2010 novel by Jodi Picoult, “House Rules,” is about a young man diagnosed with Asperger’s who gets caught up in a murder mystery, and it does a great job of depicting how all-consuming the rules can become in the lives of those of us touched by autism.