Category: Family

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A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place

Home » Archive by category: “Family” (Page 3) I have been recently following a few different conversations online about raising autistic kids. There has been something that I keep saying no matter what the situation...

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“Because I’m stupid?”

Home » Archive by category: “Family” (Page 3) Tomorrow is the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (and my birthday). We are also celebrating the 5 year anniversary of the ADA Amendments Act...

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On Sensory Issues, Therapies

Home » Archive by category: “Family” (Page 3) I was asked in a previous post about sensory issues today. I’d like to talk about this because it is important to understand how sensory processing manifests...

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How Much Medication is Too Much?

Home » Archive by category: “Family” (Page 3) (Before we get started, anyone who posts a comment saying to not medicate at all will have their comment sit in the dustbin. Also, I’m not asking...

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Generations – What Acceptance Means to ME!

Home » Archive by category: “Family” (Page 3) Fun facts going in, in case you’ve never read my blog before. I identify as Autistic and have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. I have two children...

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“My Kid Isn’t Like You(rs)!”

Home » Archive by category: “Family” (Page 3) 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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Anticipation… or Not?

Home » Archive by category: “Family” (Page 3) Two pieces of information you need to know before reading this post: I am moving to Maryland to take a full-time job at the ASAN DC office....