The A-word: Autism and Advocacy

About 10 days after my son’s diagnosis, I had “the talk” with my dad. We’d been denied for ABA therapy, the amount of speech therapy permitted didn’t seem to match with what we thought he needed. Things might be looking very big, very hard, and very expensive. (they still do) We might need some financial […]

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The Special Needs Ultra Marathon

Being a parent can feel like running a marathon*. It is long, it can be challenging, but most people can do it if you work at it,  and it does have an end (hopefully!?) … when your kids move out and get on with their own lives. Being a parent of an autistic child can feel like […]

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