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I never thought things would get anywhere near as bad as they are.

I’m currently in a situation where two members of my own family who are just young children have been diagnosed with Autism. 794 more words

November 5: You Aughta Know This Week

It’s a world gone mad: indictments filed, ADHD explained, Donna Brazile torpedos Democratic candidates in two major elections on Tuesday and Putin wins again.

This Week in ADHD… 2,312 more words


I'm complicated 

We were playing a game with my niece yesterday and I realised that I’m just a very complicated person. I know that I’m definitely not the only one that there are many others who are, but it’s not just medically that I’m so complicated in!! 658 more words


Short story: "Never Quiet Again"

“Never Quiet Again,” by Jess Zimmerman

Appeared in Catapult, May 12th, 2017; mentioned in the magazine’s submission guidelines as something they’re proud to have published… 61 more words

Twenty-first Century

No Matter What Happens, We Owe ADAPT Big Time

On Monday, the Senate held one, single, solitary hearing on the Graham-Cassidy bill. And the disability community was ready.

This was not the first time ADAPT had dozens of their members arrested for peacefully participating in the legislative process. 121 more words


The Hellish Ordeal of the DWP Experience . . .

I’v just read an article in the Morning Star, and it really reflects the way I felt, and behaved, while going through my changeover from DLA to PIP at the beginning of this year. 92 more words

Disability Issues

What's the big IDEA?

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is not popular with parents of kids with disabilities, and with good reason.

At her confirmation hearings, DeVos claimed she would be “very sensitive” to the needs of special needs students after it was revealed she didn’t know the federal law governing their right to education. 639 more words

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