Autism Tales is a collection of memories from the Caballero family. They are more than stories. It’s life.
Gustavo has a wonderful memory. These are his drawings on some of his favorite subjects– Godzilla and an old video game. He has notebooks of drawings that provide me with a glimpse into his thoughts. The cat is acting curator.
Gustavo is now a teenager. I’m in denial that he is taller than me even in the face of photos clearly showing he is literally a head and shoulder above me. As I look up to see his face when he stands before me, I see my boy. I see him as he is now and back then. A special vision that is gifted to short people who love growing children.
Before he was old enough for kindergarden, Gustavo had a school teacher. He also had a physical therapist and a speech therapist. I remember doubting the speech therapist was really on the same level as the physical therapist. The physical…
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