I stand quietly

I am reblogging this especially to connect the original author with one of my readers. Because I think Susan will both understand, and maybe be able to help.

Dirty, Naked & Happy

I stand quietly while you do somersaults on the bed as you aren’t being naughty, you are just trying to get your out of sync body under control.

I stand quietly by the toilet door every time you need to go, and come with you around the house, and sometimes even just across the room, because I know you can feel truly frightened when you are not near me.

I stand quietly at the supermarket checkout while everyone stares at you barking like a dog and blowing raspberries on my arms to cope with the buzzing lights.

I stand quietly while you tell the baffled shop owner that you are looking for shoes that feel hard like splintered wood because your skin can’t bear soft things.

I stand quietly when the attendant gives us scornful looks when I ask for the key to the disabled toilet because the hand dryer…

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  1. thank you Wendy – I commented on her blog and left her my info. living with a child with sensory issues and autism is never easy, but Aviva has such a successful life compared to many others. hugs to you! love, Susan

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