Many of you know that I’ve been sick for several years, this is an update. The news is not good news, so please understand that this may sound angry, which is simply because… I am angry. I also include the medical plan, and the
The best advice I can give is to recommend that you make sure you understand how any particular treatment is meant to work. If a treatment doesn’t make sense, sounds like a fad diet or sounds too good to be true, ask for clarification and evidence of it's effectiveness and don’t be afraid to do some research on it yourself. Don't sign up to or pay for anything until you have looked into it further.
Powerful and thought-provoking.
"…I do not exist without autism, neither do my boys. The way my brain thinks is who I am and autism is the way my brain thinks…."
Original image reads: “Like IF you love someone with autism.” SO I Fixed it. All better! MUAH!
My teenage cousin Lucy (not her real name) randomly said to me one day “I think you are more affected by autism than me.” Her socially inappropriate remark made me want to laugh. My immediate unconsidered thought was that Lucy was definitely more autistic than I was….
On “Doin’ Time” and Learning to Fly (Part 1 of the “Padded Room Situation) Note: This is one of those posts that I hesitate to write in a public space, […]
Originally posted on Emelie's Voice:
There comes a point in time where sometimes we have to step up and say the things we never want to say. We address…
I will admit, that I am quite fond of Emelie. Her book has inspired both me and Cassius. So it is possible that I am not the best person to respond to this post, but reading the post brought up all my feelings of helplessness and frustration that I experienced over the past school year with Cassius: watching him be bullied, and not be protected by the school that was supposed to protect him. Reading that another child was experiencing something similar just absolutely breaks my heart. This is our letter to Emelie.
After writing my last post on autism stigma and Autism Speaks and commenting on the posts of others on the same topic, I began to feel anxious, depressed, faint and nauseous. These are feelings that I am accustomed to having before, during and after many social interactions in person and online, whenever they extend past pleasantries and into the murky territory of feelings…