Learning to say “no” can be fun [Mental Health Monday]

In my chronic quest for acceptance from others, I have often tried to be socially correct.  My default definition of … More

Autistic children have the right to an Open Future 

First, please allow me to say that I personally know many wonderful blog-writers who are also parents, grandparents, or other … More

‘The Mighty’ is not an ally

Many months ago, I came across a blog post titled “Why I no longer visit “The Mighty”.  Unfortunately, that blog … More

The *real* epidemic surrounding Asperger’s / autism 

I hold the belief that Asperger’s/autism is not the “epidemic”‘that it has been made out to be. More people are … More

Depathologizing Asperger’s / autism ~ Out-voicing the autism ‘experts’

Ever since the advent of the internet and the proliferation of websites of information on just about any topic imaginable, … More

My personal autism support pledge 

I pledge… Not to support any company that supports A$ or its affiliates Not to click on any Google search … More

Asperger’s / autism, socializing, and respect

(Beginning Note: This post was inspired by Rhi’s beautiful synopsis of the recent National Autistic Society (NAS) conference in the … More

#RedInstead ~ Autism Acceptance / Appreciation Month

Someday, as I type my ideas for blog posts out on my mobile, the Auto-Suggest feature won’t anticipate “Awareness” or … More