This book was not what I was expecting.
"It's okay if you make a mistake [folding origami Yoda for him] because even Dwight makes mistakes some time, and he's an origami MASTER!" Who is this kid, and what did he do with my perfectionist-anxiety Early Bird?! Okay, that's a little bit of an exaggeration; he still deals with perfectionism anxiety from time to... Continue Reading →
When we first told the boys about autism, we framed it as a brain that works differently than most people that comes with Super Powers that others do not have. So when someone recommended in a group a book that says pretty much the same thing, I knew I had to have it. This book... Continue Reading →
If you have a martyr complex, then I suppose In A Different Key may appeal to you. If you have dignity and believe in the dignity of all people, including autistics, read NeuroTribes.
I was pleasantly surprised and while not perfect, in contrast to Social Skills, it is worth your time.
On my main library wall (I'm a book dragon: I horde books) there is a shelf perfectly situated to hold my "to read" books alongside the Library Books Cube. This is where all of my books about autism and sensory processing disorder go. When Lady Bug was first identified/diagnosed as autistic, several friends gave me... Continue Reading →