Family

Hockey Rules and Other Opinions

Sharing opinions shouldn’t be a privilege, but for autistic people without access to the right communication tools, sharing opinions is not an option. Trevor wants that to change.

Emotions Go Both Ways, Unless It’s ABA

“Of the fighters who were born with their horns and flyers born with wings, they will never be tamed things. Neurodiversity is in their genes.”

Why Accessible, Community Driven, and Neurodiversity-Friendly Events Are So Important

“[…] a real effort was made to accommodate various sensory needs and allow the kids in attendance to pursue activities they enjoyed and found interesting. Visual instruction sheets and other adaptations were provided for those who were nonverbal; a variety of stations, all loosely related to the weekly sport theme, were set up to allow for choice; and the event in general was one that encouraged the neurodivergent folks who came – parents and children alike – to have fun and bond with other like-minded people.”

Father holding his 1-year-old baby right next to his face looking content.

Father, Interrupted…

A man takes stock of what it means to be an autistic father and reflects that his own father, too, might have been on the spectrum.

How I Would Free my Spectrum Daughter

I would grow as a role model for my daughter, a person of inner-security, unconditional love, and acceptance. I would discard robes of non-authenticity, fear-based projection of self onto others, the selfish feeding that society dictates from mass media, big business, and politics.

The Perils of Autism Awareness Articles

Editor’s Note: Heather is non-autistic but a fierce advocate and fellow neurodivergent person. Sophie and Her Bully Before I begin, this blog may be very

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