‘Is he high or low functioning?’ It happens almost every time without fail. I’m talking to a mom at the park or a grocery store clerk. I mention that A-Man is autistic because it naturally fits the conversation, and immediately the question comes. High or low functioning? What an odd question to ask a stranger. I understand the curiosity, but it feels like asking me what color undies my child is wearing. Do you really need to know? Does the information help you? Not really. But it’s still the most common question that autism moms face, so today I’m sharing
– Parenting –
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- Vaccines cannot and do not cause autism — there’s no debate | TheHill
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- Adoption: The Open Option | Message From The Archives Circa 2005
– Culture & Community –
- Changes is good just not that early – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.
- Most Anticipated Films Of 2019 – My Dreams Of Reading And Writing!
- Winter Soldier – DeveReaux’s Newfound Words
- A Bed of Roses Still Has Thorns – On #Autism and Cures – My Autistic Dance
- Can an Autistic Person Change a Tire? – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog