“I won’t just outgrow this!”

Something that seems to be an unfortunately-common expression towards an Aspie or anyone else on the Spectrum regarding their traits or quirks is, “You’ll/he’ll/she’ll outgrow this”, “Why are you so weird? Normal people don’t do that”, etc. It is a shame that most people assume that someone on the Spectrum like me will eventually stopContinue reading ““I won’t just outgrow this!””

My Husband has Autism and That’s O.K.

If you mention Autism I think almost everyone can think of someone they know on the Spectrum. Right off the bat, anyone can think of some negative stigmas, stereotypes or aspects of being Autistic, but today I am going to talk about how all of that is absolutely okay and maybe even positive in someContinue reading “My Husband has Autism and That’s O.K.”

Captains log 2-19 (Life Update)

It’s Monday. The bitter cold has no end in sight. Single to negative digits are in the foreseeable forecast and there is no warmth in sight. Snow continues to pile outside. Cabin fever is setting in. Daylight seems to be lasting longer, giving me hope for springs arrival soon. We made it through tax seasonContinue reading “Captains log 2-19 (Life Update)”

“Speechless” Sheds a Positive, Real Light on Disability

The ABC Network show “Speechless”premiered 2016 and is currently on its 3rd season. As someone with CerebralPalsy I was SUPER excited that there was finally going to be a mainstream showthat I could relate to. Even though J.J. in the show has CP that affects himdifferently, there are several moments in every episode that IContinue reading ““Speechless” Sheds a Positive, Real Light on Disability”