Category Archives: autism

Our 10-24-17 Visit With Ben


We drove to Conway, AR and took Ben out overnight at a hotel.  We all went out to dinner at Chili’s and he got his favorites…chicken fingers, mashed potatoes & gravy, and corn-on-the-cob!  Then, we went to McDonald’s and got … Continue reading

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Another Blessed Christmas–2016!


God answered prayer for Ben to have a calm and joyful Christmas with family–2016! Continue reading

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My Letter to a Friend Describing Ben’s Living Facility–April, 2001 By: Carole Norman Scott


In April of 2001, I was describing Ben’s Living Facility to a friend who lives in St. Louis and had never seen the place I was talking about.  Here is what I had to say, and I STILL feel this … Continue reading

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Ben’s Communications at age 15–1977, By: Carole Norman Scott


I was sorting through some “stuff” last night, and came across these communications that our autistic son, Ben, shared with us at age 15.  We didn’t think at the time that he talked very much, but in reading these comments … Continue reading

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A Recent Grand Mal Seizure 8-12-16…By: Carole Norman Scott


Ben was doing so well, but had a grand mal seizure on August 12th at his living facility. It lasted about 3 minutes, but they got him to the infirmary and kept him there for several days while they checked … Continue reading

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Ben’s Memory–He NEVER forgets anything!


An amazing thing happened when Ben was home.  I was looking at his picture scrapbook with him (the same one that he used to flip through so rapidly you wondered if he was even looking at the pictures).  This time … Continue reading

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Good News About Ben’s Health


Just had another BIG blessing from the Lord. Ben has had Barrett’s Syndrome (a pre-cancerous condition) in his esophagus for over 10 years, and they check it by endoscope every two years. When they did the scope on March 10th, … Continue reading

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