autistic culture, Deaf Culture, Disabled Parenting, Scouting

Teaching Scouts to Interact with Disabled People Benefits Everyone

Yesterday my partner and I had to opportunity to participate in a district event called CLAW. It is an event where leaders teach different belt loops. Belt loops are advancements for cub scouts. The sessions were about 20 minutes. The one we chose was Cubs Who Care. That is the disability awareness one. They said… Continue reading Teaching Scouts to Interact with Disabled People Benefits Everyone

Disabled Parenting, Growing up undiagnosed, Scouting

Keeping Autistic Kids Off the Internet Does Not Protect Them, Teaching Internet Safety Does

My Experience with Being Banned from the Internet As a Child The internet first started to grow when I was in high school. My mother had a friend from Shul who worked for the local cable company and we had high speed internet early. It was great except I was the only one not allowed… Continue reading Keeping Autistic Kids Off the Internet Does Not Protect Them, Teaching Internet Safety Does

In The Media, Quackery, Scouting

Interview with Aut-ish on Discourse, Pseudoscience and Scouting

https://autish.wordpress.com/2020/03/20/aut-ish-episode-14-discourse-special-guest-amanda-seigler-fierce-autie/ Accessibility notice and Intro Music – 00:00-00:25 For more accessibility, feel free to read the transcript as you listen. Available at: https://autish.wordpress.com Onikage Hello, and welcome to the Aut-Ish podcast. My name is Onikage. And this Autism podcast, like my blog provides various autistic content. I am autistic myself and I want to promote acceptance,… Continue reading Interview with Aut-ish on Discourse, Pseudoscience and Scouting

Ableism, autistic culture, Disabled Parenting, Discrimination, Scouting

Martyr Moms are everywhere, Even orientation for Cub Scout Day Camp

Today was Cub Scout day camp orientation. The director did an amazing thing had made a form to see if anything at all triggers a scout so they know what to do and what not to do. Kudos to her. One of the parents made a joke about "what could possibly trigger my son? This… Continue reading Martyr Moms are everywhere, Even orientation for Cub Scout Day Camp