Blue Lights are fine but how about this instead?

Blue lights are fine. Understanding that many autistic people “mask” (pretend to be neurotypical) for YOUR comfort is more important. Masking is exhausting and stressful and can be painful. Blue lights are fine. Respecting the wishes of an autistic person...

Personhood: Empathy and Resilience

We lost a family member last week. After a long illness, my husband’s aunt passed away. She had been very close to Annie when she was a toddler, but Annie doesn’t have clear memories of her great aunt. She was just too ill for too long. The news of her...

Personhood

Annie is really, really cute. And cuddly. She loves Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Pokemon, and she sleeps with about two million stuffed animals. Her innocence is charming. Everything about her sweet and unjaded way of looking at the world fills me with joy. Her...

Letting them fail

This post isn’t about a particular skill I’m teaching Annie, so much as it is a skill I have learned myself, and am applying to our transition practice. In my previous job, I sponsored Parenting with Love and Logic three times. I attended every class all...
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