Parents, It’s Time to Release Your Expectations

Your child may be different but they are not less. “Different not less” is surely a slogan you’ve seen or heard before. It’s a concise and sometimes cutting reminder that your child may be different from their peers or from what you expected them to be but that doesn’t make them any less worthy of […]

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Letter to My Parents – Joy Johnson

Dear Mom and Dad, Growing up, although you were aware of my autism diagnosis you chose not to acknowledge it or discuss it with me in depth. You recognized my ability, intelligence, and held me to high expectations and I truly do appreciate that. However, when you decided to ignore my deficits under the notion […]

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