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This is a difficult time. Let's acknowledge that.

Apr 07, 2021
Immerse yourself in communities, places and with people who feel right for you.
 
A group or page isn't necessarily safe or right because someone else says so.
You get to choose.
 
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Awareness month? Nah, not over here.

Mar 31, 2021
This morning I'm reminded of an appointment with an obstetrician in the public system seven years ago.
 
I was heavily pregnant with my last baby.
 
He was going over my subsequent...
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Repeat after me... "I am not my child."

Mar 24, 2021
People need the space and freedom to feel; to explore and understand the incredibly complex depth and range of their emotional life.
 
This begins in childhood.
 
As children,...
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Let's discuss: "Living with autism."

Mar 17, 2021
I'd like to encourage individuals, professionals seeking out education to be better allies, and families of neurodivergent individuals to be cautious when engaging with any information and...
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Why wasn't I invited to be a Jedi? (a fun one)

Mar 02, 2021
Random weekday memory...
 
I once went against my better judgement out of curiosity (it's ALWAYS that autistic curiosity and fascination with humans, concepts and belief systems) and sat in...
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You have permission to protect your energy.

Feb 24, 2021
It's okay to let others squirm a little; to provide them an opportunity to take responsibility for their discomfort.
 
It's okay for us to speak up, to correct pronouns, to share our...
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You might be doing it wrong.

Feb 04, 2021

Many parents and educators will often witness behaviour from neurodivergent people and find it baffling or confusing because they’re unable to connect it to a particular and recent event.


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PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) and villains.

Dec 27, 2020
Why do so many children with a PDA autistic profile take on the character of a villain, a bad guy or a monster, werewolf, zombie, anything that seems a disapproved of figure?
 
Because we...
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Her behaviour was unacceptable.

Dec 04, 2020

(Shared with permission from my adult daughter.)

 

Cleaning out the shed today, I found a box of things collected since my teens.

I felt such sadness when I found this.

I was 18 when my first...

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