Tagged: acceptance

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Gendering Me

I’ve been trying for a couple of weeks to write this blog post. For those close to me or even just on my Facebook, you know I came out as non-binary. For some time now,...

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The Impossible Task of Interacting

“I’m going to drive now. I’ll be back in 30 minutes.” “It’s a busy day. Speech this morning and therapy after lunch.” “I’m going to the store on my way home from work.” Each of...

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“Think It Might Be You?”

Our personal life has been overwhelming for as long as we can remember. It can be draining and it feels like something big is always happening. I think anyone who knows us knows our family...

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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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Social Model of Disability and Christianity

CW: Christians, Religion, Bible verses TW: Child Abuse, Ableism in the Church Disclaimer: I am a Christian. I’m writing this hopefully for other Christians. If you are not a Christian, please do not feel the...

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Preparing for the Future

CW: ABA, Pseudoscience I want to address the autistic community today. Not allies.. Not the parent community. Just the autistic people who believe in autism acceptance.. neurodiversity principles… the social model of disability. I’ve been...