Tagged: accessibility

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Experiencing Resistance to Inclusion

This past weekend I was scheduled to speak at the Birth Texas conference on a panel on Inclusion in Practice for birthing professionals. I want to answer one of the questions I was presented by...

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Beautiful Silence

This sadly comes too late. I received some Here Active Listening buds that were donated to Tone It Down Taupe. And a couple of weeks after learned that Doppler Labs, who created them, had closed...

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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...

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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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...