CoMorbidities, Diabetes, Disability Hacks

How to Disable the Auto-off Function on the Tandem T-Slim Insulin Pump

*Disclaimer: Talk with your endocrinologist before you do this. This stumped our endo and I am happy I found a way to disable this * What Happened A is my 11 year old autistic son. He is also a type one diabetic. He uses the Tandem T-slim x2. It connects with his Dexcom, which is… Continue reading How to Disable the Auto-off Function on the Tandem T-Slim Insulin Pump

Diabetes, Disabled Parenting

When Ordering Medical Supplies for You or Your Child, Know What it is, The Mistakes Can Be Fatal

https://anchor.fm/fierceautie/episodes/When-Ordering-Medical-Supplies-for-You-or-Your-Child--Know-What-it-is--The-Mistakes-Can-Be-Fatal-e1f3lmb It is no secret, one of my children has type one diabetes. It was so hard on him until we figured out what equipment worked for him. There were several hospitalizations until there was a good routine on things. He has an amazing endocrinologist, which his vital. I was told this is quite normal… Continue reading When Ordering Medical Supplies for You or Your Child, Know What it is, The Mistakes Can Be Fatal

Disabled Parenting

When A Child Is Properly Supported at Home and at School, the Possibilities are Endless

A is my half brother in law who my husband and I have guardianship of. He and my husband have the same father. LONG STORY. I have permission from A to tell this story. He is super proud of himself. Anyway, when he came to us at 5 years old he was scared. He is… Continue reading When A Child Is Properly Supported at Home and at School, the Possibilities are Endless

Quacks

Quack Exposed: Power of your Dreams

Power of Your Dreams is a New Age company that is located in Australia. It was founded by Donna Kent and Christine Wellington. They offer crystal healing sessions, reiki healing, healing crystals for all different conditions, life coaching, psychic mediumship readings, intuitive energy healing and tattoo readings. They met at a master life coaching course… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Power of your Dreams

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

ADHD, Diabetes, Disabled Parenting

Child Abuse Prevention Month: The Story of J, D and A

Child abuse comes in all different forms. Child abuse looks like some things that one might not think of. J, D and A are my brothers and sister in law that my husband and I have custody of due to abuse at home and abuse in foster care. My husband and the children share the… Continue reading Child Abuse Prevention Month: The Story of J, D and A

ABA, Disabled Parenting

When The Public Schools Fail Your Autistic Child

It is not uncommon for autistic children to fall through the cracks with the education system. It should never be like this but it is.  It happened to two of my sons,  N and Bug and my niece B. I am explaining what happened here and how I handled it in hopes it helps someone. … Continue reading When The Public Schools Fail Your Autistic Child

Disabled Parenting

Bedwetting and How a Neurodivergent Family Handles it

Bedwetting is not just an issue among the neurodivergent community. There are many reasons a child wets the bed.  There are physical conditions where it is seen in. Two of my children have this issue. It does not need to be a big deal where children need to be embarrassed by it. The two children… Continue reading Bedwetting and How a Neurodivergent Family Handles it

ABA, CoMorbidities, Diabetes, Disabled Parenting

When Your Autistic Child with a Serious Medical Condition has a School Nurse Who Tries To Go Against Doctor's Orders

 *Disclaimer: This blog was written with A's permission. I would never betray my son's trust like that* It is important to know how to advocate for your autistic child who also has a serious medical condition. This is especially true when dealing with school nurses.  As most of my readers know, my 10 year old… Continue reading When Your Autistic Child with a Serious Medical Condition has a School Nurse Who Tries To Go Against Doctor's Orders