ASParenting Blog

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So Perfect You’re Imperfect

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 seemed rehearsed. Walking...

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ASANs Past Abuse and Moving Forward

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 post what you are about...

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To the Parent New to Autism

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 diagnosis is not really new...

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What Meltdowns Look Like

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 talking to a friend of...

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Far Reaching Implications

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 not have access to. We...

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Remembering My Autistic Self

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 a needed voice, but struggle...