autistic culture, CoMorbidities, Disability Hacks, Disabled Parenting

Accommodating Your Magpie Child

Magpie isn't really a type of human but something I call a neurodivergent human who has a compulsion to take shiny and small objects they like. This is named after a species of birds that is known for taking tiny trinkets to their nests. I call it that because when I was talking to a… Continue reading Accommodating Your Magpie Child

Disabled Parenting

Adopted Grandchildren are Just as Important as Biological Grandchildren

It is no secret that I have legal guardianship over 3 children and in the process of adopting another. They are J, A, D and Potato. Potato, being the baby. The other three are my husband's half siblings who they share the same father. We did have guardianship over B, our niece until she went… Continue reading Adopted Grandchildren are Just as Important as Biological Grandchildren

Ableism, Discrimination, Growing up undiagnosed

Fat Shaming Kids Can Have Lasting Effects

Fat shaming kids can lead to lasting trauma into adult hood. In the autistic community, there are several co morbidities that cause weight gain and it is a symptom of a disorder.  I was fat shamed by my mother, father and grand parents growing up. My brother, who I found now is extremely toxic, joined… Continue reading Fat Shaming Kids Can Have Lasting Effects

Autistic History

Autistic History: Willowbrook State School (MASSIVE TRIGGER WARNING)

  Willowbrook was a  New York state funded asylum that front itself as a school for the developmentally disabled that was established in the 1930's. It was a complex of buildings that housed adults and children who were developmentally disabled. It was located in Staten Island, a borough of New York City. In this institution,… Continue reading Autistic History: Willowbrook State School (MASSIVE TRIGGER WARNING)

Magic Mushrooms, Quackery

Quackery Exposed:Psilocybin, substance in Magic Mushrooms

Yes you read that right, the psychedelic substance derived from magic were approved by an internal review board at Nova, a biotechnology company, to be tested on autistic/fragile x (test group) and typical  children (control group) under the age of 5. This study's aim is to recruit 300 participants from US and Canada for a… Continue reading Quackery Exposed:Psilocybin, substance in Magic Mushrooms

Ableism, Disabled Parenting, Discrimination

Joint Hate Campaign Against My Children By Fiona Oleary and Connie Manning

Not one of mine but it was sent to me. If the creator comes forward, I will credit them.                The Outpouring Love From the Community                   She claims I sell his medical supplies and medically neglect him You cannot sell… Continue reading Joint Hate Campaign Against My Children By Fiona Oleary and Connie Manning

Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Cannabis for Autism

      .     Recently, Louisiana has passed a bill that permits doctors to prescribe medical cannabis more freely to patients with a variety of conditions. This is the latest in a series of actions that originate to the 1970's in Louisiana. Since its recent acceptance, there have been billboards and celebrities endorsing brands… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Cannabis for Autism