ASParenting Blog

Did You Know You’re Disabled?

So I want to discuss something today. Something that’s confusing for autistic people. Especially newly discovered autistic people. Did you know you’re disabled? Yes. It’s okay. Disability is not a dirty word. It’s not a...

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Informational Series: An Introduction

It’s National Novel Writing Month. I’ve been saying for like 6 or 7 years now that I want to write an autistic book. I don’t plan to write a novel, but a nonfiction for parents....

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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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So Perfect You’re Imperfect

One step… Two steps… He’s definitely autistic… He stands straight and tall. Arms to his side. His pace perfect. His gait perfect. His body perfect. And yet, a little too perfect. It seemed rehearsed. Walking...