It’s funny how words can change meanings over the years. During my childhood, most of the attention went to my older brother, who was diagnosed with autism and profound retardation in addition to being nonverbal. Mom would take us into New York City every day and drop me off with a family friend while she […]

Questions for Sibs

Background One of the major issues that I have been/am faced with is my relationship with attention. As a competent (physically and mentally) middle sibling, between an unreachable, low-functioning, autistic and nonverbal older brother and a precocious, talented, bright younger brother, lack of attention is what I got plenty of (at least that is how […]

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