ASParenting Blog

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Us and Them

I feel sad saying this, but I’m starting to think along these lines. Neurotypicals to Atypicals. Curebies to anti-cure. However you want to phrase it. I didn’t start out thinking like this, but slowly, due...

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Welcome New Visitors!

Thanks to my friends at ASAN, AS Parenting is getting some exposure. I wanted to welcome those who happen to click links across “blogdom.” ASAN has been wonderfully inviting. ASAN, Autistic Self Advocacy Network, is...

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A Sad Day Indeed…

From here To put the story simply, last year, one poor little boy endured the unimaginable. His kindergarten teacher put up for vote who in his class wanted to kick him out. They suspended the...

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The Importance of Advocacy!

With our move, I have come to realize one big truth about myself. I must advocate for my children and myself. While I still know people that live in the Dallas area, I am required...

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Updating on the Lack of Updating

I have been meaning to do this for quite some time and it seems like there is just never enough time in the day. Luckily, because of my decision to join the ASAN (Autistic Self...

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State Congress Bills

I’m doing this quick blurb, but have more that I’m waiting on. Specifically, I have some videos that we’re editting here at home. I’ve chosen to speak to those of you in the US. I’ve...

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Change – The Achilles Heel of Asperger’s?

After much discussion with providers, husband and self reflection, I do believe that Change has to be the Achilles’ Heel of Asperger’s and Autism in general. No matter how much we “blend” into society, this...

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The Autism Reform Act of 2009

Ladies and Gentlemen readers, I ask today that you all take the time to read this act ( http://www.change.org/ideas/view/accept_and_sign_the_autism_reform_act_of_2009 ). There are many wholes in this proposed legislation, but there are some key elements that...

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Link backs and WPMU

Are link backs acceptable forms of getting the word out about this website? I’ve been pondering this since I got this site integrated. I have such problems with knowing what’s socially acceptable, as many of...

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Geekdom

Whether you are a geek or not, you cannot deny that many Aspies are geeks. This post goes to show my geekness that I like to thinks comes from Geekdom. I am posting from my...