One of the things that I completely admire about Jasan is how he has to figure out how things work. He has always been this way. I am sure this is common for a huge population of boys, but I think the autistic traits in Jasan set him apart.
He saw the neighbor kids outside with their bikes a couple of weeks ago. He looked very interested, so we are giving it a try. The super excited, “oh my goodness! His first bike!!!” mom part of me just wants him to get on and ride. Practice getting those pedals moving and steering at the same time.
You know, the way a typical kid would do.
But, my new mantra, HE WILL DISCOVER AND LEARN HIS WAY.
If he walks alongside his bike most of this summer and watches the wheels go around, or wants to turn the bicycle upside down so he can move the pedals with his hands and figure out how it all works, that’s perfect in our world.
He will ride into the sunset when he is ready. ? ??