Category Archive: Autism

6 Reality Checks: The Bootless Have No Bootstraps

“…it is a cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps.” –ML King Jr I don’t know why I’m surprised with comments that… Continue reading

Why Parents MUST NOT Stop!

Parents of Children with Special Needs I am constantly amazed at the bravery of some parents who are activists for their children in schools in the US. There are so many exhausted parents… Continue reading

Paying for care: What happens to 21 year old family members with severe autism after graduating from high school? Part 2

It costs over $75,000 per year to serve one adult with autism and expenses can go as high as $200,000 per year per person.  If that isn’t scary, just read on. Locating residential… Continue reading

Parents Take Notice: Seclusion Rooms

This is beyond disturbing. Does anyone from the school(s) explain the length of time rationale? I mean, don’t get me wrong…the padded room is ridiculous enough, but more alarming is the length of… Continue reading

Light A Lamp

When I was younger, I would look at a mother playing with her baby and a warm feeling would come over me. I would just dwell in the experience of joy. Now I… Continue reading

A National Emergency: Horrible Death for Older Man With Autism

Update: There has been a horrible event in California: This is a matter of LIFE AND DEATH. Isn’t everyone supposed to be cared for? Basic Police Work Ignored The US Centers for Disease… Continue reading