Dealing with bad times

On a more serious note than most of what I post here, this checklist from the “We Are Like Your Child” site (a very useful group blog written for parents of autistic kids by autistic adults, based on their own childhood experiences) is really good. Some of the things on it have really helped me […]

Autism Awareness is Not Enough

If anyone is wondering why I (and a lot of other people) are posting more stuff about autism lately than usual, it’s because April has been variously dubbed Autism Awareness Month and Autism Acceptance Month. Of course, the approaches taken to that vary widely between organizations with different attitudes toward autism (and it is unfortunate […]