Category: Education

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An Open Letter to Educators

Educators, I know for the most part, most of you went into this profession to educate the next generation of students. You wanted to help them succeed and lead future generations. You work for less...

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ASA Conference – 2013

I mentioned a few posts (months) back that I’d be presenting at the ASA conference this year. Well, we are a week away, and I will admit that I’m becoming rather anxious about it. For...

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Citizen Autistic

I’m slightly terrified of this. But Citizen Autistic has now been updated with splices of an interview with me. You can see the boys in it as well, not to mention their living room a...

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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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“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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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...

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Fallacy of a Generation

Yesterday,  we were introduced to two new culprits of the greatest fallacy of a generation, Dr. Paul Steinburg and Benjamin Nugent. What is this great fallacy? That Asperger’s Syndrome is nothing more than a social...