Yearly Archive: 2009

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Ari Ne’eman nominated for National Council on Disability

Home » 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2009 President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key administration posts: *...

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Nonverbal, but communicating….

Home » 2009 I apologize for the lack of posts recently. I have been busy with side projects, life, and being AS. I say the last part as I knew I was going into a...

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After the Firestorm

Home » 2009 Amongst the controversy from this past week (RE: “I am Autism.”), a very intriguing, but startling question was posed. “What will happen when [/if] Autism Speaks folds?” I don’t expect them to...

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“I am Autism.”

Home » 2009 More like, “I’m what happens when you cannot accept Autism.” Warning: If you have not seen this video posted else where, it is very hurtful to those of us on the Spectrum....

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ASD Adults Living in England

Home » 2009 Source: NHS Information Centre Using the recommended threshold of a score of 10 or more on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 1.0 percent of the adult population had ASD. Published childhood population...

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Heart of the Matter

Home » 2009 Okay. That title seems a bit strange to me, but it really seems to describe how I feel today, this week. My oldest, more affected, son started Kindergarten this school year. We’re...

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Growing Up and Letting Go

Home » 2009 I’ve spoken of change being the Achilles’ Heel of Autism. I’ve spoken of my kids and fighting for their inclusion and school. After all of that, I know what I’m going through...

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The Movie, ‘Adam’

Home » 2009 After a day to digest the movie, I’ve decided to write a review of it. This is my point of view of the movie. It also has a great deal of spoilers...

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Growing into Adulthood

Home » 2009 I know I usually try to keep things parenting based in most forms. Today, I’m not because it happens to be my birthday. I’m now 27 yrs old which is no big...

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ASDs parenting ASD kids

Home » 2009 I was going to do a rant, but got interrupted. Luckily, it gave me some time for reflection and I’ve decided to turn away from being a rant. This is a response...