A submission to the New York Times by Autism Dad, Steven Petrow, describes how raising a child with severe Autism has affected his life and his relationship with his spouse, both negatively and positively.
From: The New York Times
Published: January 7, 2013
A recent study examined the level of marital harmony in 199 mothers of children with ASD, following mothers for 7 years, during which time their children transitioned from living at home to living independently away from their parents.
Published: August 17, 2012
Kristin French tells her side of the story about being married to David Finch, a writer and public speaker who has Asperger's.
Published: July 13, 2012
States blogger "Autism Daddy" of the many fathers who leave marriages when their child's Autism becomes too stressful for them, "Whenever I hear that the first thing I think of is what cowards those people who bailed out are...especially the men. The MANLY thing to do is to stay. The masculine thing to do is to fight for your marriage and your family. So I sat down and thought about what keeps my marriage strong and sane and thought, "let me write a blog post about it".
From: Autism Daddy
Published: July 12, 2012
Author, advocate and mother of a teen with Autism, Elaine Hall blogs about her first marriage and how she grew as a person after receiving her child's diagnosis.
From: Huffington Post
Published: April 30, 2012
After receiving a diagnosis of Aspergers, David Finch decided to overhaul himself into a better husband in his “neurologically mixed marriage.” His process involved incessant note-taking and nightly performance reviews with his wife – basic relationship edicts, learned the very hard way.
From: Globe and Mail
Published: April 13, 2012
Author, Hannah Brown's touching reflections on raising a child with Autism as a single parent.
From: Today Moms
Published: April 2, 2012
The "swamp" is the heartbreaking discovery of Tammy Starr and Arthur Fleischmann that their child was so disabled that their lives would never be normal again. In the memoir, "Carly’s Voice: Breaking Through Autism", Fleischmann and his daugnter, Carly, write about Carly's diagnosis of Autism and how the disorder has impacted the lives of their entire family.
From: Globe and Mal
Published: March 26, 2012
The month of February is the month of love. Here is a beautiful love story.
From: Friendship Circle Blog
Published: February 11, 2012
Psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen thinks scientists and engineers could be more likely to have a child with autism. Some researchers say the proof isn't there.
Published: November 2, 2011