If I Ever Write a Book

If I ever write a book about Robert, I might title it, Parallel Life, as Robert is never really included.   Hardly tolerated, he remains on the sidelines of the so-called “communities”.

If I ever write a book about Robert, I might title it, Without a Friend, for, sadly, obvious reasons.

If I ever write a book about Robert, I might title it, Born Without Language, as Robert had not had any receptive or expressive language before his fourth birthday.

If I ever write a book about Robert, I might title it Navigating among  Rocks of Rejections, as Robert and I experienced plenty of those.

If I ever write a book about Robert, I might title it, Encounters with Disguised Sharks in the Ocean of Hypocrisy.  Just one chapter on special education laws and practices would explain the title. 

I might write a book with a more optimistic name. It might be From Thoughts to Language, Inserting Language, Making Connections, Finding Guides,  or Locating Harbors.

The title would sound less bitter, but the matter of fact, the contents would be the same.

If I ever…

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