Yearly Archive: 2012

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Autistics Speaking Day 2012: Community Engagement

It has been quite some time since I last posted a blog. To be honest, I wasn’t even sure I was going to post something today, despite it being Autistics Speaking Day. Why? Because, for...

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Coming Soon… to a Walmart near you

A dear friend of mine alerted me and all of the world earlier to this travesty that she found at her local Wal-Mart store. According to a picture on Facebook under an Autism Speaks page says...

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Don’t Worry, He’ll Catch Up

Warning: This post has anti-biomedical treatment portions. If you’re going to try and tell me in a comment the merits of such, they’re not going to be published. You will have missed the whole point...

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How Much Medication is Too Much?

(Before we get started, anyone who posts a comment saying to not medicate at all will have their comment sit in the dustbin. Also, I’m not asking this question to any of you. I’m making...

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Bare with me…

I’m redoing, as is common if you’ve followed me over the years, the ASParenting website. I will be messing around with the insides to try and create what I’m wanting. As well, from the Facebook...

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Generations – What Acceptance Means to ME!

Fun facts going in, in case you’ve never read my blog before. I identify as Autistic and have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. I have two children who are cute, adorable, and thankfully, Autistic. I...

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“My Kid Isn’t Like You(rs)!”

There are re-occurring themes among the Autism/Autistic  online worlds. The most current is, “You can’t understand because you’re high-functioning/have Asperger’s.” It comes and goes when parents of Autistic kids insult Autism because of their child’s...

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Anticipation… or Not?

Two pieces of information you need to know before reading this post: I am moving to Maryland to take a full-time job at the ASAN DC office. I have created a Facebook Group for other...

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Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis, better known as ABA, receives a lot of opinions, most of which I disagree with. I continue to see people either raving or condemning it. I’m often asked to explain to people...