When communicating with someone who you know to be autistic, don’t start that communication with the excessive use of idioms. For the most part, we can actually figure out what you mean, but it over-complicates the decoding of the meaning of your message. It requires extra work on our end.
My son has every right to say no to me, and when he does I respect that.
There are times when I will ask him why he has said no. Often I’ll find out that I haven’t been clear in the way in my communication. That gives us the opportunity to work together to find a compromise that works for both of us.
[Disclaimer: This post is probably not be taken seriously, but there may be an important takeaway message hidden beneath the snark]
I really wanted to write something today, but I’m a bit stuck for an idea, so I’m writing sillies.
At the beginning of the month, a Facebook friend of mine informed us that it was Cat Awareness Month.
I wrote a post a week ago that included the meme above. It was shared on Facebook by The Bullshit Fairy (Facebook link – check out her page because she’s awesome), and from there it was shared by a number of people on a number of pages.
Wait, what? Aren’t those the same thing.
Well let’s look at the definitions:
Let’s start with oppositional which comes from the word opposition.
1. the action of opposing, resisting, or combating.
2. antagonism or hostility.
3. a person or group of people opposing, criticizing, or protesting something, someone, or another group.
Today is my birthday, and unlike birthdays gone past, I woke up this morning feeling quite content with myself. Then, I received one of the best birthday presents ever. So, I wanted to share what acceptance feels like and why I am content with myself today. It’s kind of like my small gift to you