autistic child

Growing up I thought autism was just for folks like Rain Man.

How Walk-It-Off Culture Delayed My Autism Diagnosis  

Growing up I thought autism was just for folks like Rain Man, but my friends helped me realize that autism is a spectrum. Read...
Tris Mamone    |   12.18.17   |   SHARE
Minds
I am proud of the fact that I pushed and continued to push for her autism evaluation, as this is where all the validation in the world has erased the sting of judgment from strangers.

Things Well-Meaning Adults Say To My Autistic Child

People should stop assuming things about my autistic child. Read...
Pauline Campos    |   07.24.17   |   SHARE
Families
Sometimes kids are more sensitive than adults.

The Day My Six-Year-Old Autistic Son Fired His Therapist

My six-year-old son fired his therapist. “Michael just told Carla she’s not coming back next week,” my iPhone displayed. I’d just arrived to an Read...
Sharisse Tracey    |   11.6.15   |   SHARE
Families