My blog has become dedicated to advocating for children on the autism spectrum. In my experience, the biggest source of discrimination against my child has been at private daycare centers.
Some of my long term followers remember what the past year has been like. Between our final childcare expulsion, my daughter being left on a major highway by the bus company, and me leaving my previous job– it was extreme stress. Well, what I did not share was that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) … Continue reading Superintendent’s Response to my preschooler left on highway
10 things to remember after April
As of now, I only tell people on a need-to-know basis. But I am second guessing this decision
I don’t care what causes autism. The governor’s Research Center for Autism at Rutgers is wasting valuable money that should be treating the living-breathing persons who live in our own state
Hopefully someday, she’ll be as confident as her mother. My goal is to give her the tools, not to chip away at her like a sculpture of some other kid I imagined she’d be.
I feel like an alien from the future who is trying to progressively change the world today instead of waiting for our revolution to come.
How are they going to help my child? Where does it start and where does it end?
The Child Study Team looked at me like some maniac, not understanding how a 4-year-old could be excluded from everywhere already and I had to actually break this down for them: Exclusion is a form of bullying. And yes, it starts outside of the classroom I recently called an IEP meeting to discuss my daughter’s preschool situation — that 2.5 … Continue reading Parents are turning Inclusion into Exclusion