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Our Autistic Family’s approach to therapy

Therapy is a controversial topic. I have previously discussed why we go back and forth from little to no therapy for our three autistic children. I do not believe in “Early Intervention” or other pathologizing approaches that view autistic people through the lens of brokenness and ableism. We have continually refused all compliance based therapy. […]

A word meme with white text on a blue background which says: If we as parents and educators truly embrace the neurodiversity paradigm, and accept that there is not one correct way for children to move, focus, plan or think, then we have to remove 'deficit' and 'disorder' from ADHD. - Briannon Lee

What if we changed the Ds in ADHD?

What if we changed the Ds in Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from Deficit and Disorder to Difference and Diversity? Children (and adults) with ADHD are terribly stigmatised in our society. ADHD is seen as either a fictitious invention of modern life, or a disorder in children needing treatment. The neurodiversity paradigm* disputes both of these perspectives. […]