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  • Autism

    Speech Learning App: Sago Mini

    I wanted to share with you this awesome app, I just got for Charlie: Sago Mini. It’s a speech learning app that can be a great tool in speech development. When…

  • Autism

    My Letter to Autism

    Dear autism, You and I, we’ve been through a lot together. It took me a while to see you. It took me a while to realize how much control you had…

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    Signs of Level 1 Autism in Adults

    While there are various ways that autism is diagnosed, the most common diagnostics are based on children. This can often be frustrating for adults who recognize that they have signs of…

  • Autism

    Autism, poop smearing, and aggression

    We need to talk about the reality of autism As uncomfortable as it is, we need to talk about what reality is actually like for many autistic people: aggression, destruction, poop…

  • Autism

    An Invisible Disability is still a disability

    Living with an invisible disability: autism An invisible disability is still a disability. When I tell people I’m autistic, as with many high-functioning individuals, the response I usually get is, “you…

  • All Autism

    Autism, Communication is a Privilege

    Autism, Communication is a privilege. The idea that all autistic people can communicate is false and can also be dangerous. There are kiddos and adults like Charlie who can’t even communicate…

  • Autism

    Autism is not a superpower

    Autism is not a superpower for everyone Read it again. Autism is not a superpower for everyone. I’m going to do something that’s frowned upon in the autism community. I’m going…

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    Autism is never an excuse to be an asshole

    Autism is not an excuse Autism does not excuse bullying. Autism isn’t a license to be mean. Autism cannot be used to justify abuse. While it’s true that communication problems are…