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I’ll never ‘overcome’ my PDA neurobiology.

Aug 13, 2021
I’m often asked how, as a PDAer, I am able to overcome my need for control in parenting my own children with a PDA profile of autism.
 
I don’t overcome it.
 
I’ll...
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My PDA neurobiology.

Jul 28, 2021
I'm up at 5am this morning.
 
I have an appointment in the city and it's at a new address I haven't been to before.
 
This means that I get up early, google the address over coffee...
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Reclaiming the word "autistic."

May 12, 2021
A great beginning point when becoming a friend and ally to the autistic community is to use the term "autistic" rather than ASD.
 
I see the abbreviation ASD and my skin crawls.
 
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My disability is my most sacred ally.

May 05, 2021
So much of my anger, resentment and self-loathing as a young person came from the pressure I felt to mask.
 
Masking is both something I, as an autistic person partake in as a choice at...
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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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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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