Author: Oswin

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Far Reaching Implications

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 5) 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...

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Remembering My Autistic Self

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 5) 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...

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Tokenism Hurts Everyone

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 5) 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....

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Promoting Good Habits

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 5) It’s no secret that I struggle with my advanced ADLs. For a while now, that has meant that my teaching ADLs and Life Skills to my kids....

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They have coping skills!

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 5) I’ve mentioned before the playgroups we go to for Olivia. Today was no different. I have gotten to where I like the feeling of social interaction. Olivia...

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PTSD and Triggers

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 5) Can we talk about PTSD and triggers for a second? Not specific but big view. In the past couple of weeks, I had two triggers send me...

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Targeted Solutions

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 5) As Olivia’s daily life becomes more structured, and the boys are doing well in school, I seem to find myself more relaxed. This means I’ve taken up...

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Misconceptions People Get

Home » Articles posted by: Oswin (Page 5) So I did the wrong thing after reading an article I liked… I read the comments. How many times do I tell myself “Don’t read the comments!”?...