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unbroken

unbroken

{image is a photo of two beautiful wild horses. Source.} Please take a moment to read (not skim, but actually read) the following two definitions before continuing. bro·ken/ˈbrōkən/ adjective 1. having been fractured or damaged and no longer in one piece or in working order. 2. (of a person) having given up all hope; despairing. … Continue reading

aba – by sparrow rose jones

Ed note: I am so honored and grateful to be able to share what follows here. It was written by Sparrow Rose Jones, who calls herself as “a middle-aged Autistic adult.” She is an author, a composer, an artist, and a self-described polymath (which I had to look up and might now be my new favorite word.)  When I read the … Continue reading

reparative therapy

reparative therapy

  {image is a button that my friend, Chris designed. It features a rainbow ribbon and the words, “Autistic Pride,” also in rainbow. Click on the image to buy one or see her other designs.} One of the ‘core symptoms of autism’ that is mentioned in the article and that many drugs seek to address … Continue reading

ABA

A reader asked a question this morning on Diary’s Facebook page. “Jess,” she asked, “how do you feel about ABA?” I let out a heavy sigh when I saw it. I almost wrote, “I think it’s a hot-button topic and I don’t want to go near your question with a ten-foot pole, but hey, thank … Continue reading