Posted in March 2008

the gift of perspective

April is Autism Awareness month. Have you heard? What a wonderful thing it is to raise awareness, to educate the world about our children and to hopefully foster some understanding and compassion. CNN is running articles every day, Autism Speaks is holding auctions, teach-ins, world wide web walks ~ what a glorious thing awareness is! … Continue reading

labels

I read an article recently that blamed the skyrocketing number of diagnoses of Autism on the fact that ‘many parents actually seek the label because it opens the door to services, especially in the public schools, that they might not otherwise be able to access.’ It bothered me when I read it, but weeks later, … Continue reading