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A coming out.

I’ve had quite the journey over the last couple of months in coming to terms and moving to a point of acceptance and celebration of my diagnosis. 1,151 more words


Under the Surface

Kiddos on the spectrum process emotion differently than us neurotypicals.

“Duh,” you might say. And I would agree, but sometimes I forget how deeply this runs through my own kiddo. 426 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Normal is a Setting on Your Clothes Dryer, Honey.

When I was a kid, my mother started to call me Captain Weird. She did this with great affection but, deeper than that it was clear I often left her befuddled. 1,107 more words

Hacking The World

It Is What It Is

A couple of nights ago, I had a scary dream. The details are sketchy, but somehow things were closing in on me, squeezing me, smothering me. 801 more words


So Dr What's the treatment...

Imagine if…

Sitting on an uncomfortable plastic chair waiting for your turn to see the “specialist” who seems to hold so much of your future in their hands, you reflect and remember. 1,023 more words


Given Permission

Little Man’s speech therapist called yesterday to give me some good news and an update on his progress. It seems he’s been fighting against leaving class for his sessions with her (usually Thursday afternoons). 876 more words


None are the same and it's not a question of less or more

Around the tracks of autism communities you come across lots of different terms and phrases, there are many of them. Acronyms, slogans, hash tags, and others. 574 more words