Yearly Archive: 2016

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Autistic Activism in the Babywearing World

Home » 2016 As many of you know, I haven’t done a lot of activism-y type stuff since leaving ASAN. Well, a couple of months ago a company called Butterfly Kisses Baby Boutique had been...

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Did You Know You’re Disabled?

Home » 2016 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....

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Informational Series: An Introduction

Home » 2016 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...

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Society is so Inaccessible..

Home » 2016 (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...

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Stop Making Things Harder

Home » 2016 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...

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5 Years Have Passed

Home » 2016 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...

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Not Supermom, But Thanks!

Home » 2016 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...

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So Perfect You’re Imperfect

Home » 2016 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...