Tagged with not a delay a disorder

pretty pyramids

* Last week, I read the beginnings of an online conversation in the comments on Mama Be Good’s post Good Trouble. The conversation took place between a parent of an autistic child and an autistic self advocate. One had used the terms ‘high-functioning’ and ‘low-functioning’ and the other had taken issue with the language and … Continue reading

brooke order

I’ve been reminded an awful lot lately that autism is a developmental disorder. Yes, we all know that, but we know it as one blurry word, don’t we? Autismisadevelopmentaldisorder. Sometimes we miss the most important part. Autism is a developmental DIS-order. Development happens IN A DIFFERENT WAY than the typical order of business. ‘A’ does … Continue reading