Category: Advocacy

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“My Kid Isn’t Like You(rs)!”

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) There are re-occurring themes among the Autism/Autistic  online worlds. The most current is, “You can’t understand because you’re high-functioning/have Asperger’s.” It comes and goes when parents of...

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Fallacy of a Generation

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) Yesterday,  we were introduced to two new culprits of the greatest fallacy of a generation, Dr. Paul Steinburg and Benjamin Nugent. What is this great fallacy? That...

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Blogaround: The Loud Hands Project

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) If you haven’t heard of The Loud Hands Project, then I apologize for not telling you of this wonderful project that is part of the Autistic Self...

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Self-fulfilling Prophecies

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) We are getting ready to move to the DC metro area in a couple of months. The move talk has been exciting and I will miss the...

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“Asperger’s Syndrome is infectious.”

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) In 2 min, Tony Attwood gave more credit to the idea that we should not have kids… should not work beside “normal” populations… and called us infectious.  Tony...

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Are You Standing In Their Way?

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) Sorry to my Autistic audience… this post is meant for the non-autistic parents in my audience. ——- This is a conglomeration of thought based on several things I have...

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ASDay: 1 Year Later

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) There is something to be said about inspiring, upbeat blogging. It creates a sense of worth in all who read it. Last year, what I wrote, I...

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Awareness? Acceptance! Accommodation…

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) Today is Autism Acceptance Day. Tomorrow is Autism Awareness Day. Next week the boys have their birthdays. This month is supposed to be devoted to Autism. After...

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The Wandering Code

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 4) It’s like dueling banjos over at Change.org and on Twitter. On the one side, you have the National Autism Association sending out regular tweets and getting “their...