Text says: Here's the thing: I don't manage my son. I don't even try to manage my son because my son does not require management. Green text on a semi-transparent white square over a green watercolour background.

I don’t manage my son

Recently, I read something on a site aimed at providing support to parents of autistic children that made me feel uncomfortable. Like many of these types of sites, it was the typical story of woe and hardship experienced by parents and it was filled with ableist assumptions.