― I know it's Saturday but I forgot to do this on Thursday and I really wanted to do it so I am doing it today. ∙ Today I will be talking about Ashley. My handsome, wonderful 18 year old son. ∙ Many people think that having an intellectually disabled child is a burden and something negative, but in all honesty I wouldn't have it any other way. Of course I would love for Ashley to have all the abilities and opportunities that "normal" people have, but I am also grateful of his [...].