Autism is a way of being. It is not possible to separate the person from the autism. via Jim Sinclair | #AutisticHistory

Autism is a way of being. It is not possible to separate the person from the autism. Therefore, when parents say, I wish my child did not have autism, what they’re really saying is, I wish the autistic child I have did not exist, and I had a different (non-autistic) child instead. Read that again. This … Continue reading Autism is a way of being. It is not possible to separate the person from the autism. via Jim Sinclair | #AutisticHistory

Autism is not an appendage via Jim Sinclair | #AutisticHistory

Autism is not an appendage Autism isn’t something a person has, or a “shell” that a person is trapped inside.There’s no normal child hidden behind the autism. Autism is a way of being. It is pervasive; it colors every experience, every sensation, perception, thought, emotion, and encounter, every aspect of existence. It is not possible to separate … Continue reading Autism is not an appendage via Jim Sinclair | #AutisticHistory

Review: Preliminary thoughts on ‘Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist’ (Hadley) | Therapeutic Diversity

I am hoping to do a full review of this book at some point, but here are my thoughts so far on the book Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist. The book features seventeen narratives on race and culture in Music Therapy, compiled by Susan Hadley. At the very start of the book Hadley speaks … Continue reading Review: Preliminary thoughts on ‘Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist’ (Hadley) | Therapeutic Diversity

4 Types of Therapy for Anxiety (That Involve More Than Talking About It) | The Mighty

Talking about anxiety is good for you. I know it’s good for me to get things out of my head, and when I’m in therapy, I blah blah blah about everything that’s on my mind. Sometimes I even get self-conscious about how much I talk, but I usually leave the room feeling a little refreshed,… Source:  4 … Continue reading 4 Types of Therapy for Anxiety (That Involve More Than Talking About It) | The Mighty