This is the first in a series of four posts in response to your questions about parenting and caring for Autistic children. (All of the ‘You Asked’ series of posts can be found here). Our Respectfully Connected authors respond here based on our own experiences and knowledge. All of our families are different, but you will […]
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by Momma Dulock I was eight when I became aware of my elbow. I had always known it was there, but this knowledge- like so much of my young knowledge, immature in age and experience- was passive. To have knowledge of a fact, ie: “I have an elbow”, is different from being aware of it. […]
by Sass Let me start this by stating something very clearly, because I cannot judge anyone else’s life: If you or your child are in need of outside help from professionals, then more power to you for seeking it. This rant is not about those who seek help, it is for those who judge me […]
by Sass It’s taken me some years to shake off high school and its hierarchy of hideousness, only to find myself there again and again, in the guise of ‘the workplace’. This raises an important question for me in terms of raising my neurodivergent children – how do I help them through high school, when […]
by Momma Dulock My child is not a random face on a poster, plastered on murals to proselytize a better way of living… My son is not a research grant, or a charitable organization, or a five-mile walk. My child is not a prepuce. My child is not an illness. He is not an ailment. […]