Parenting

Questions to ask therapists who work with Autistic children

I’ve been planning to write about therapy for autistic children for a little while. But, it’s hard to know where to begin. So, I’m going to focus on the questions that I ask potential therapists before I decide to make an appointment for my son to see them. I’m taking this approach because other autistic …

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Food, Food, Food

This is an edited version of a post originally published on Respectfully Connected I see many parents of autistic children complaining (or worse, mocking) their children’s limited diets. This is not ok. I experience a wide range of texture issues when it comes to food (mashed potatoes, most definitely no thank you!), and I have …

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April is coming

Originally published on Respectfully Connected I read this from 30 days of Autism today, and I related to it so deeply. As an Autistic parent of an Autistic child, I would love to be able to shield my child from this aspect of our lives, but if I did, then I would be doing him a …

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