The murder of disabled children and adults

When there are no words strong enough I have no words to begin this post. And so I begin by admitting that I have no words. What incinerated the lingering amber inside of my heart and turned it into a KEEP READING…

“Autistic” as an insult – This needs to stop

Insult instead of helpful connection I am writing this post spontaneously. As you might know by now that is not something that happens a lot with me. I have been around twitter for a couple of months now but so KEEP READING…

Autism Speaks “Call for Impunity”

Author Steve Silberman speaks out against Autism Speaks On August 24th 2015 the LA times published the article Autism Speaks needs to do a lot more listening written by author Steve Silberman. In his article Silberman states that even though KEEP READING…

Problem Behavior – Why it doesn’t exist

An acute problem behavior experience Sometimes it is almost funny how certain things in life fall into place. I had not planned on writing a post on this. At least not any time soon. But two recent events lead me KEEP READING…

Married and Autistic – The Good and The Bad

Autistic and married – Where are the autistic voices? I have read quite a few articles and blog posts written by non-autistic people in which they talk about being married to their autistic spouses. They talk about the difficulties and KEEP READING…

Ableism/Disablism – What it is and how it feels

“Ableism” or “Disablism” – which one is it? Ableism and disablism both mean discrimination and social prejudice against disabled people. I have just come across the actual terms very recently. I have experienced this kind of prejudice and discrimination my KEEP READING…