Category: Advocacy

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iHelp for Special Needs

As you all know, I’ve been working hard to get Daniel an iPad, hopefully by Christmas. Since starting, we have raised over $300 to this end. There are other people who have said they will...

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ASD: Autistics Speaking Day

When I heard about Communication Shutdown, which is a simulation for those without Autism Spectrum Disorders to understand the isolation felt by those who are, I slightly chuckled inside. Autism is a difficult condition to...

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The Way I Am

My last post was about disagreements with NTs that leave me feeling inadequate. Today, I had a great conversation with a wonderful set of moms who I don’t always agree with and who sometimes don’t...

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The Vicious Cycle

I had an argument on a parent list that I’ve been a part of for just over a year. I love the organization’s leader as she’s also Aspie and great to bounce ideas on. But...

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ASA National Conference Recap (Day 1)

Making a Name for Myself: Developing Individual Self-Advocacy and Leadership Skills Ms. Zosia Zaks was unable to present at the conference, for undisclosed reasons. As a result, Dena Gassner presented the morning portion of the...

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DMN New Guest Blog

Another Guest Blog I’m so thankful to Leigh and all the editors at The Dallas Morning News Moms’ Blog. They really help to get the words of Neurodiversity, understanding and support out to our larger...

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Blog on Dallas News, Moms Blog

I recently wrote a blog for Autism Awareness month for the Moms Blog for Dallas Morning News. It was published online today here. Autism Awareness means… Autism Awareness means a lot of things to a...

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Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month April in my household means 3 things. It’s the start of the Autism year. It holds both boys’ birthdays. It is the start of Spring. Although, depending on your family...

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Ari Ne’eman Placed on Hold

Nominee to Disability Council Is Lightning Rod for Dispute on Views of Autism The above is an article from The New York Times about the president of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, otherwise known as...