I admit I wished we lived on an autism island. We would be surrounded by autism friendly everything. We would have other autism families that get it, and schools that provide programs, therapy all under one roof. We would have accessible playgrounds, changing tables in public restrooms and a hospital with all of the specialists … More Our Autism Island
I was completing forms for Sydney and was asked to list her friends. Immediately I wrote down Harrison, he counts right? Then I asked Syd who were her friends and she named kids from the school and the football team🤔. Then I remembered that some of the football players are peer mentors in her class. … More The Awkward Moment When Sydney Wasn’t Included
I’m trying to figure out why she doesn’t like her clothes on hangers. In the center of her room is a pile of clothes that resembles a mountain and it’s driving me crazy. This is not a straight line of clothes placed strategically in her room. This is pile of her things that make her … More Autism Is That You?
I wrote this blog two years ago. Keep in mind that I am not writing about any events that happened to me returning to work this week. Two years ago I wrote in my journal. I listed the comments that I heard about how parents truly felt about inclusion and co-teaching. I didn’t list them … More Inclusion Is Great, But Don’t Put My Child in That Class