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Me, myself & Aspergers

Yup. You guessed correctly. My months of speculation and gnawing doubt accumulated in a stark epiphany, unlike any I’ve had before. It’s been a little over two weeks since this happened, but I feel that the discovery that compounded my innate traits and quirks and put a label on it – Aspergers- acted like a chasm that split my life into two parts; before the discovery and after. 655 more words

Personal Blues

autism's siblings: what a 7-year-old has to say about autism and her brother

After reading an article on Huffington Post titled, “My Sons Love Their Sister but Not Autism,” I decided to ask my non-autistic daughter a question. 372 more words

Special Needs

Andrew Jackson Elementary unifies for Autism Acceptance in an amazing photograph

by Becky Brewster, member of the Metro Schools Autism Team

Have you ever heard the term, “school culture”?

School culture generally refers to the beliefs, perceptions, relationships, attitudes and the written and unwritten rules that influence every aspect of how a school functions. 305 more words


how Autism Speaks spreads awareness: it's not what you think

*You can listen to a recording of this post, just scroll to the end.

Autism Awareness Month needs some work. A large portion of awareness… 1,417 more words

Special Needs

April is Autism Acceptance Month

by Becky Brewster, member of the Metro Schools Autism Team

April is Autism Awareness Month, now being commonly referred to as Autism Acceptance Month. 418 more words


Brilliant Giveaway in Support of Autism Acceptance Month

I’m proud to be a sponsor in this giveaway which not only gives the entrants a chance to win a free kindle of $100 paypal cash, but also raises money for a brilliant cause! 356 more words

Autism Blogs Worth Reading

As an autistic, I like to read blogs by others like myself. Autism $peaks ignores bloggers like myself because we protest against their rhetoric. Their rhetoric states that we are lost. 504 more words