What I wish people understood about Aspergers

Today is World Autism Awareness Day! If you haven't heard about it, each year on this day, it is encouraged to take measures to raise awareness about people with autistic spectrum disorders. Even though it's observed by United Nations member states, there is importance in raising the awareness all over the world. Being a mama … Continue reading What I wish people understood about Aspergers

Coping with your child’s special needs diagnosis

I remember the day so clearly, as if it was just yesterday. The drive home, hot angry tears streaming down my face. The only sound was a bubbling toddler in the backseat. The rest of the car was silent. We had just come back from the Play Therapist with a diagnosis for Kid1. He was … Continue reading Coping with your child’s special needs diagnosis

Stop underestimating my child

The problem with a label is that once it's there, it becomes the main focus. Here's the definition of 'label': "a classifying phrase or name applied to a person or thing, especially one that is inaccurate or restrictive." Restrictive. That's the word. Once something or someone is placed under a label of sort, there's restriction, … Continue reading Stop underestimating my child