Autism/SN articles I’ve enjoyed – they have made me laugh and/or think.
Autism – What you actually need to know – a very humorous look at Autism!
Autism in the media – News show snippets – anyone else get a little tired of hearing about the celebrity du jour who “got their child back” through ABA, then tipped a bucket of money into some venture that they’re using the media to promote? Me too.
Six benefits to having an Autistic child – things you may not have thought about, that definitely are benefits!
The perks to having an Autistic teen – ditto above.
To the sibling of a child with special needs – a beautiful letter from a parent about how much they’re loved.
Aspie training 101 – this is a really clear explanation of the slower mental processing (executive functioning) that occurs with non-specific instructions.
Aspergers Superpowers – Rainman is Rainman. Our kids have their own amazing narrow-interest specialisations.
Decoding the High Functioning label – very thoughtful article about why the high-functioning/low-functioning labels aren’t helpful.
The Great Disclosure Debate – some interesting points about whether to disclose your child’s diagnosis, and whom to.
Mommy war zones – just the latest (Autism) variation of breast vs bottle wars.