It’s hard to put my finger on the moment when my life became overrun by small plastic characters that light up. I could go dig out the receipts or bank statements, but it’s probably just better that I accept at some point in the last year Skylanders became an important part of parenting. Read the rest of this entry »
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Tags: co-operative play, Disney Infinity, parallel play, sharing, Skylanders, skylanders and austim, Tree Rex, turn-taking, video games, video games and autism
Categories : Autism Spectrum Disorder, Parenting, Twins
Christmas morning came this year with something a little different.
The presents were under the tree–that was the same as always. And it wasn’t that anyone woke up too early or was too impatient to go downstairs to see what they received. Read the rest of this entry »
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Tags: Christmas, Christmas donation, Christmas spirit, giving, teaching kids charity, ways to encourage kids to donate
Categories : Fundraising, Parenting
Trigger Warnings: violence against children, violence against autistic individuals, forced sterilization, language
“There’s no group in our society who is more defenceless and therefore more deserving of our protection, than children, especially infants,” Nordheimer said.
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Tags: Alberta eugenics program, Alex Spourdalakis, autism self advocates, Begley letter, child abuse, crimes against autistics, crimes against children, human rights, Issy Stapleton, pink letter, security of self, What is to be done
Categories : Autism Spectrum Disorder, Parenting