Category: Parenting

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Stop Making Your Child Suffer

This is for allistic parents of autistic kids who are trying to follow the Neurodiversity paradigm. We’ve said it over and over.. Behavior is communication. Behavior is communication. Behavior is communication. You’ve gotten the message....

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It Would Be Easier to Say “No”

As the new school year begins, so does our never ending battle to have teachers, coaches and administrators have high expectations for the boys. They’re entering 7th and 8th grade. Once again, the 8th grader...

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Society is so Inaccessible..

(Quoted with permission) “Its just been difficult accepting that he may have a harder life than others,” was said in a group this morning. You see, I joined a new autism group on Facebook. Neurodiversity...

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Stop Making Things Harder

This weekend, suddenly, it hit me how bad things have gotten. I’m beyond stressed and functioning at the bare minimum. I’ve started this blog post 5 times over the past week and a half in...

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5 Years Have Passed

For some reason, this year, I’ve reflected on the TPGA dialogues of 2011. And next month, we will mark the 5 year anniversary since they took place. You know what’s weird about that? My boys...

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Not Supermom, But Thanks!

School starts up in a week and a half. There was already a snafu. We’ll call it a snafu, and it’s being corrected. It was handled quickly, but I will not go into that. I...

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To the Parent New to Autism

Hello person. Welcome to this beautiful world of autism. Yes, beautiful.. It’s the same beautiful world you’ve already lived in. That child that you love? They’re the same child. That diagnosis is not really new...