Category Archives: family interaction

Everything changes–Ben’s meltdown at Christmas! By: Carole Norman Scott


Everything changes…we have been blessed to have our fifty-six year old autistic son, Ben, be able to come home several times a year for week-long visits for 43 years.  Several other times a year, we visited him in Conway and … Continue reading

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Autism: ‘Tis Still A Puzzlement: Christmas, 2017 By: Carole Norman Scott


       On Friday, December 22nd, my husband (79) made the 4 hour drive down to Conway, AR to pick our son, Ben (55), up for Christmas, and they drove the 4 hours back in a hard rain…but got … Continue reading

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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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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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