Disability Hacks

Devices Breaking Constantly with a Neurodivergent Family, This is How We Afford It

I am autistic, I have 7 neurodivergent kids (possibly 8, the baby is not old enough yet to tell yet). We started getting our kids devices when our diabetic child needed an iPod and I did not think it was fair that the others did not have one so we did get each child a… Continue reading Devices Breaking Constantly with a Neurodivergent Family, This is How We Afford It

Helping a Neurodivergent Child or Adult with Aggression

*I am not saying forgo mediation, always take medication as prescribed by your physician* Aggression is a much talked about topic in parent groups but not so much in autistic led spaces, or at least in my experience. Aggression is something that a lot of neurodivergent people experience. I experienced it and learned to channel… Continue reading Helping a Neurodivergent Child or Adult with Aggression

You Don’t Have To Take Abuse Via Email, Here Is What To do

Developmentally disabled people, Autistic people specifically, are four to 10 more times more likely to be abused than other populations. According to DisabilityJustice.com We tend to be abused more frequently We are abused for longer periods of time We are less likely to access the justice system We are more likely to be abused by… Continue reading You Don’t Have To Take Abuse Via Email, Here Is What To do