Do you have An ASD, Experience Low Emotions and Self Worth? 12 Viewpoints that Can Shift Your Perspective

1. I am not flawed. I am a unique individual and my life is significant. 2. I choose not to give up on myself and I seek to discover my joy and pleasure for life. 3 I will not change who I am just to fit into a group.  4. I am a good and Read More

Want More than Autism Awareness?: 12 Actions into Acceptance

I see the community both welcoming and friendly, as well as indifferent and unsafe. As parents and caregivers, we deeply desire our teens and adults with autism have acceptance and freedom. Examples include: to have safe community access, be supported by safe people, to participate in activities they enjoy, to have their needs met, and to Read More

Two Harmful Perceptions About Autism We Must Change

Many people toss around labels to describe capabilities of individuals with autism and other disabilities. We should avoid using such terms that place people in boxes. Labels are harmful and lead to excluding people based upon others’ beliefs about labels. Both High functioning (HF) and low functioning (LF) are two damaging labels. Why? Individuals labelled Read More