1. Where is Catherine trying to get David to go and what is David's special challenge?
Twelve-year-old Catherine is experiencing the first day of her summer vacation. She is trying to get eight-year-old brother David to come to the car with her so they can go to David's occupational therapy appointment. David is autistic.
2. Why is the video store David's favorite place to go?
David does not want to go to therapy. He only wants to go to the video store. Catherine explains that the video store is David's favorite place. He likes to read the parental advisory information on all the videos.
3. Why is Dad's arrival time at home so critical for David?
Their father usually arrives at five o'clock, but Catherine explains that sometimes their father is late, and this is confusing for David. Since David is very attuned to time, he gets distressed if Dad is even five minutes late.
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