ABA therapy

Sometimes kids are more sensitive than adults.

The Day My Six-Year-Old Autistic Son Fired His Therapist

My six-year-old son fired his therapist. “Michael just told Carla she’s not coming back next week,” my iPhone displayed. I’d just arrived to an appointment with my own counselor, ready to talk about how I’d just survived one of the most difficult weeks in the entire history of my being, and was overtaken with thoughts of my autistic child breaking this news to someone 30 years his senior.