Disability Hacks

Disability Home Hacks: Angry Mama

  This is something I saw online for years. It called angry mama. So the thing is if you put it in a microwave after filling it with water and vinegar and microwaving it for 7 minutes it would make it super easy to clean.   I didn’t believe it. I didn’t buy one until… Continue reading Disability Home Hacks: Angry Mama

Ableism, Disabled Parenting, Discrimination

Always Presume Competence, The Consequences Can Be Dangerous

It is extremely important to presume competence in everyone. It does not matter if the person is disabled or not. The consequences can be dangerous.  Yesterday morning, N jumped off his top bunk and landed on the floor. My husband tried catching him but was unsuccessful. We kept him home from school that day and… Continue reading Always Presume Competence, The Consequences Can Be Dangerous

Ableism, Disabled Parenting, Discrimination

Do not Feel Guilty About Recieving a Disability Payment for Yourself of Your Children

This is a rampant problem with both the disabled and the non disabled parents. There is shaming on both sides. People are made to feel guilty for participating in a disability program that is funded by the government. In the United States, it is SSI. I have been on the receiving end of this as… Continue reading Do not Feel Guilty About Recieving a Disability Payment for Yourself of Your Children

Disabled Parenting, Growing up undiagnosed

Careful when Parenting an Autistic Child. Destruction of Their Property Can be Traumatic

There is the right way to parent and there is the wrong way. Making the child scared of you is not the way to parent. Your child will cut all ties off with you when they are tired of the abuse.  When someone destroys something you love, you would be upset. When it is done… Continue reading Careful when Parenting an Autistic Child. Destruction of Their Property Can be Traumatic