Poetry: Encounter

Feel my gazeas a wild thing’s nearby attention—when you meet it, be gentle.My burrow is close,to hide me from sudden strangers.See my face as stone:harsh, scored by painful weatherthree seasons out of four—stretched by relentless iceinto cracks where understandingruns warm in summer—until inevitable winter freezes my speech.Remember to walk kindlyin my abandoned hills—be still and […]

How To Ask An Autistic 101

A woman with a question mark post it note on her forehead, while looking up at it.

When parents visit autistic spaces to seek advice about raising autistic children, a few simple tips will help to be respectful to the people you’re approaching and your children.