Why I’ve had a change of heart about #Autism Awareness month

As one ages through life, one tends to gain wisdom and insight that they were previously lacking. What I mean by wisdom is learning from one’s past and gaining insights into different ways of thinking.

I’m absolutely no exception to this, and I want to share something that I’ve recently had a change of heart about.

We …



It’s time to get brutally honest about #Autism Parenting (pt 2): The Positives

Here’s the follow up to It’s time to get brutally honest about #Autism Parenting (pt 1) from last night.  I encourage you to read the first part by clicking the link above.  This will help to put this post into perspective and proper context. Also, I know that some may not be able to relate because their lives are



It’s time to get brutally honest about #Autism Parenting (pt 1)

One of the things I feel is really important for people to understand, is some of the challenges that families like mine face.  I will only speak for myself here but I encourage you to chime in with your experience below in the comments.

Autism is one of those things that impacts a family in ways that can’t really …



If the #Autism community wants change, we need to lead by example

Autism Awareness month isn’t just about making the world more Autism Aware, at least it shouldn’t be.  This should also be a time when to take inventory of ourselves as a community as well.

I’ve always said that the Autism community is truly amazing but it’s also very fickle.

There’s a great deal of division based on things …



Why #Autism Awareness is still failing in 2016

Disclaimer: I want to make sure that you understand that I’m not criticizing anyone who may choose to support the Light it Up Blue campaign. Everyone must do what they feel is right for themselves and their families. If you do what you feel in your heart is best, you can’t go wrong…at least in my book.

April is …