Yearly Archive: 2016

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ASANs Past Abuse and Moving Forward

Home » 2016 (Page 2) With Ari Ne’eman’s announcement that he will be stepping down at the end of the year today, I knew I was out of time to find a large source to...

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To the Parent New to Autism

Home » 2016 (Page 2) Hello person. Welcome to this beautiful world of autism. Yes, beautiful.. It’s the same beautiful world you’ve already lived in. That child that you love? They’re the same child. That...

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What Meltdowns Look Like

Home » 2016 (Page 2) Before I get into this post, I want to make it very clear that I’m not going to be disclosing what any meltdown looks like. Seriously, that’s not important. After...

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Far Reaching Implications

Home » 2016 (Page 2) This is a vent and processing post so I apologize if it’s incoherent. As a parent, I take great care when trying to determine what my children should and should...

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Remembering My Autistic Self

Home » 2016 (Page 2) My advocacy… my activism… Well, it’s kind of been non-existent. It’s been bothering me for a while. I keep talking to a few friends about it. And I know I’m...

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Tokenism Hurts Everyone

Home » 2016 (Page 2) It was 5-6 years ago when I got a phone call from someone. They were discussing the merits of “working from the inside” to change an organization. At the time,...