On today's autism family vlog: we open up the Skoog, an accessible musical instrument for children with autism, kindly sent to us by SkoogMusic. I also get my hands on my new limited edition Marvel Vans shoes and Anna has lost the diamond from her engagement ring!
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Rewatching the video, it’s kind of sad and gives you a real glimpse of what autism is. Anna, his mom, is crying bc she had lost the diamonds on his ring and instead of consoling her, he didn’t understand the social cue of Anna being distressed. It was 8pm and it’s bath time, whats going on. It’s a real contrast considering we’ve seen Andy being very affectionate and loving towards Anna. And watching your videos, we’ve come to know Andy as Andy moreso and not just Autism, but it’s moment like these that helps educate the public of what autism is like in real life I feel like. Does it make you sad/upset/don’t know what is the right word here as a parent (although you know it’s bc Andy has Autism) when Andy doesn’t seem to understand that you are upset and he seems more frustrated than sympathetic to the situation? Like an emotional disconnect (I use this term very loosely as an ex).
I just remember my stepbrother, he can be very affectionate and emotional (only on his account) but when someone was upset he just couldn’t comprehend and would end up just adding into the stress. It was like a punch to the stomach I remember bc you love him and you care for him, but when you see a cold response (even though you know) you realize/see Autism, it’s a weird hurt.
Hope I didn’t offend or come off very envasive. Apologies in advance.
Similar thing happened with my partners engagement ring and we took it back to the shop we bought it from to see what they could do to repair it. Cost about £130 if memory serves me. They also cleaned it all up and made it look like new again for her. Hope you can get it sorted guys. Good luck!
I’m new to the channel only discovered you a few days ago, I was just wondering if people ever say anything to you when out in public when with Andy, even though it is wrong some people can be quite harsh. Wasn’t sure if you’ve addressed it before and was curious. Enjoying the blogs, keep up the good work 😊
Music cube is Almost $300 wow! out of reach for most of us. I think it's pretty cool maybe the special kids could get it thru therapy like the Ipads. Anna so glad you found your diamond the memories aren't replaceable with a new diamond. Your suppose to have the setting checked yearly most jewelers do it free and cleanings.
I know it’s awful but that was one of the funniest vlog moments when Andy kept on saying “I got to poo, got to pooing” LOL And the “curse you fat people” LOL Oh man you had me laughing! But I’m so glad Anna found her diamond! I’m sure the place where you purchased will fix it especially if you had insurance!
Awww sorry about the ring, it looks lovely! If you know where you bought it, you can take it there, and they will send it in for repair . Or if you dont, just take it to any Jeweler that does repairs, they should also be able to reset the stone. oh and inside the ring should be stamps telling you what kind of gold they used and about the size and grade of the diamond. Hope this helps