Advocacy & Accommodations

  • Autism Speaks Partners With Abusive “Therapy” Center

    (Inside: Autism Speaks partners with abusive “therapy” center, Judge Rottenberg Center. JRC has recently fought for and won the right to torture disabled students, and now Autism Speaks is featuring them as a provider.) Because I’m autistic, my son is autistic, and I’m an outspoken autism advocate, roughly 80% of the news stories I see on […]

  • Creating an Autism-Friendly Homeschooling Routine

    (Inside: Creating a homeschool routine for your autistic child doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems! You really just need to find your family’s rhythms and create a homeschool routine that works for everyone!) I’m not great with schedules… I work from home and homeschool, so I pretty much never know what day it […]

  • 5 Reasons to Homeschool Your Autistic Child

    (Inside: Why should you homeschool your autistic child? I get asked this all the time! So today I’m sharing 5 reasons to homeschool your autistic child, even if the world thinks you’re crazy!) The first question anyone asks when they find out I homeschool A-Man is, can you homeschool an autistic child? Once that’s out of […]

  • Can You Homeschool Your Autistic Child?

    (Inside: Can you homeschool your autistic child? Is it even legal to homeschool an autistic child? Yes and Yes!! In this post I answer the most common questions that come up when wondering… can you homeschool your autistic child?) When homeschooling, you get a LOT of questions. How do they get socialization? How do you plan […]

  • To the Parent With No Choice Besides ABA Therapy

    (Inside: To the parent who has no choice but to use ABA therapy, you aren’t a bad parent… This is a must-read if you use ABA therapy for your autistic child!) I recently wrote a post about the big deal about ABA therapy, and I quickly received an email from a reader who was frustrated. She […]