I wrote a post about what scripting looks like in our house, but I was dissatisfied because it didn't have enough specific examples. I would like to tell the story of Lady Bug, Little Einsteins, and Scripting.
Quick synopsis: autistic woman writes a script for a Star Trek writing contest and has to take it personally instead of mailing it because her sister is self centered and unsupportive.
Can you imagine such a world where you don't invade someone's personal space ever; you're either welcomed or you just don't touch them?
I don't think it's just neurodivergent kids that need this; all kids could probably benefit from having the vague "clean your room!" broken down into specific steps.
You know the expression, to understand a person you have to walk a mile in their shoes? Here's a pair of autistic shoes for allistic/non-autistic people to try on.
I've mentioned scripting and scripting sources before, but I've not shared very much what it looks like. Lady Bug was talking precociously at 14 months. Sometime around her 2nd birthday, she stopped talking. For a few months the only indicators of what she was thinking and feeling was what Little Einstein song's melody she was... Continue Reading →
Did you know that there is a cure for autism that the pharmaceutical companies don't want you to know about? (sarcasm) You should! Everyone should know about this.
There is a commonly held belief among a portion of the Autism Community (that being the neurotypical/allistic/non-autistic parents of autistic kids) that insist that Asperger's should never have been included with Autism in the newest DSM.