The thing about blogs and social media is how selective you can be about what you share and what pictures show.
Before we started, Lady Bug didn't fight me on dressing her, but she was completely uninvolved and uninterested in what was happening to her body.
I don't know if you've heard about it yet, but a BBC tv nature show person released a 1 hour documentary where he "came out" as autistic/Asperger's (still an official diagnosis in Europe.) The time was split between talking about his own life and exploring "treatments" in the US for autism. He asked himself the... Continue Reading →
I was pleasantly surprised and while not perfect, in contrast to Social Skills, it is worth your time.
I read the above meme and thought about how familiar it sounded, and how it really does make it seem like directness is only pathologized in a society that doesn't actually value honesty. So it got me thinking
I'm going to be judging every show by asking two questions: does it portray autism accurately, and does it help or harm the public understanding?
Lots of people tend to feel very passionately about one way or the other about how to indicate that an individual and autism go together.
I was getting prepared for an exciting (to me) butterfly and caterpillar themed month of joint activities when Lady Bug's interest, which had been waning from safari animals, moved on to space!