Fierce Autistic Advocate: Why saying “no meltdowns” is wrong

So today I went to the school to donate my son’s weighted vest that he had outgrown. Not all insurances cover them. I would be blessed if someone gave one to us. So when I got there, I was waiting for the appropriate staff member to give it to.

There as a boy around 12 years old being dropped off for an egg drop competition. He was excited. He showed me the contraption he made to make sure his egg does not break. I did this event with my scouts and it can be a lot of fun.

His mom as with him. As they were ready to receive him, she tells him “No meltdowns.”

Let that sink in. She told her autistic son not to have a meltdown. …

Source: Fierce Autistic Advocate: Why saying “no meltdowns” is wrong






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