April 12, 2017
Written by Carrie Cariello, author of the book, "What Color Is Monday? How Autism Changed One Family for the Better" and creator of the website, carriecariello.com
My name is Carrie Cariello. I am 42 years old.
I am married to a man named Joe, and we have five children.
Twelve years ago, I gave birth to a baby boy with a neurological disorder called autism. It impacts the way he eats, sleeps, talks, and thinks.
He is considered special needs, because his needs are special.
For example, he needs to ask me 36,000 times what the plan for the day is, even if it's just a regular old Monday and we've had the same plan every Monday since the beginning of September.
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