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Autism is not a punchline

I think that this is disgusting. I have a brother who has autism. He then developed epilepsy at a time when his behaviour was improving and the epilepsy seemed to cancel out any progress he made. 102 more words


Superheros dont need capes!

To the parent in the playground who shouted at my son and demanded he apologise right now. The mum who dragged me into a meeting with the deputy head and teacher to tell them she wanted my son out of the school, or her daughter moved to a different class. 776 more words

Against Everything

“There’s an improved way to post on WordPress.” No, there isn’t, just a newer way. It is unfamiliar, therefore I fear it.

Faced with an expectant FanBase, I am forced to admit I do not have the cashmere sweaters in hand as yet, so no picture has been taken. 579 more words

Theater Of Cruelty

Too tired to blog Thursday 

Not much sleep,

Grunting noise back,

Loan car for day,

Unhappy Ryan,

Coffee for parents…

Gordon’s Bush,

Virginia Lake Fountain,

Winter Gardens,

Coffee for parents… 22 more words


The dancing barista / Le barista dansant

Sam, an autistic teenager from Toronto, was told that because of his condition, he was unemployable.

Sam met Chris at a camp that helps autistic young people learn professional skills.  566 more words



The dreaded Apsie meltdown. It is one of the hallmarks of a child on the autism spectrum and it renders the onlookers most helpless. For a long time, we just thought the crying and screaming were signs of a spoiled, strong-willed child who was mad he didn’t get his way. 402 more words