ABA, Disabled Parenting

What Happens When An ABA Survivor Finds Out These Tactics Are Used On Their Own Children

It is common knowledge I had a very horrific experience with ABA as a child in the 1980's. It left me with horrible PTSD and other mental health issues. I vowed to never subject my children to such abuse. They do not need to be trained to conform and forced to mask.  The way the… Continue reading What Happens When An ABA Survivor Finds Out These Tactics Are Used On Their Own Children

Ableism, Discrimination, Growing up undiagnosed, Queerphobia

Unconsented Disclosure of Disability: An Autistic Perspective

  It is generally accepted that no one outs an LGBTQ person on their sexual orientation or gender identity, the individual comes out of the closet themselves. The person in question controls that conversation. It can have unwanted consequences. It leaves people open for bullying, discrimination, etc.   Unconsented disclosure is on the rise since… Continue reading Unconsented Disclosure of Disability: An Autistic Perspective

Disabled Parenting

Be Careful When Refusing A Medication for Yourself or Your Kids

  Disclaimer: I am not advocating against this medication as I am not a doctor. I am just giving my experience and how people from my family react to Ritalin.  When taking your child or yourself to a psychiatrist or any medical professional, it is important to be informed and educated on what you are… Continue reading Be Careful When Refusing A Medication for Yourself or Your Kids