We are mired in exclusionary practices
We are fundamentally altered by what we observe
Autistic people are expected to be productive cogs in a wheel that turns for the abled.
Why should the price of staying connected to all of you be autism erasure?
New Jersey is not alone in being so awful at this. But we are failing.
Tiny victories deliver the biggest thrills in our house
There are other mentors. God willing, we will find better ones.
I feel like Yashoda Maiyya today
When women disconnect because of emotional trauma, no four walls can contain their wandering spirits
https://www.ncsautism.org/blog/2018/12/28/a-voice-from-the-world-of-inpatient-hospitalization The above is from the website of the newly formed National Council on Severe Autism. It is an unvarnished look at how hard it is for families like mine to access hospital care for our kids with severe autism behaviors. When no one is equipped to deal with our kids. When we are dealing … Continue reading Sharing From Another Blog