The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People
Horrifying video of optional Utah training sheds light on why police thought it was an appropriate response to shoot a 13 year old autistic fort having a meltdown in his own home.
Whoever invented the “sticks and stones” parable was a liar. Words hurt, especially parents who talk about autism like a burden. Words can lead to physical hurt. So, choose your words wisely. Autistic lives depend on it.
Bullying is generally thought of as an intentional behavior, but not understanding autistic people can lead to unintentional bullying.
Being unpredictable, inconsistent, and uncommunicative can cause a child a lifetime of writing about managing the unpredictable emotions of everyone around them. Here’s how to avoid that for children in your charge.