Is it really that unusual?

I was just reading about a company that is hiring people on the Spectrum… I also just noticed a meme about how Autism wasn’t diagnosed until 1930, also Pluto wasn’t discovered until 1930 — but it was there the whole time. Same goes with girls…

Such a Busy Road

We moved out to the country to be near family and get away from having neighbors close. I love being able to sit outdoors and see the wildlife and the beautiful views that are constantly changing as the seasons move on.

Pictured is the bridge we…

I just read a story that reminded me of you

I was just reading a story about a parent worried about their child going to a party with satanist and it reminded me of you.

One of our first times of meeting you had just found that the builders had…

I'll add to this a teacher that told me "the school didn't tell him my youngest was autistic".

Um yes, because it's not in his file. He is 2e and does great in school (minus the social stuff)... Also mentioning the counselor that had the nerve to say that our youngest should be more social, after some bully wrote KKK on his locker (all our names start with K and we have three boys, so I suspect it had to do with a kid that just wanted to be mean)....

Ughhhh

Why are you Complaining about a Mental Health Day?

I noticed your post, complaining about students getting mental health days in Illinois. I find it interesting that one of the complaints is that students have missed too many days so far and are way behind. Another commenter had to add that they don’t get days off unless they take…

Meltdown?

I love hosting holidays at my house. This year we were super lucky our son and his partner came to visit. In reality it was a great holiday break. I love when things go as planned though. Planning out exactly what’s going on makes me feel secure. The holiday…

About 3 years ago I changed to a new phone number. The person who had the number before me was named Gary… how do I know this, because three years later and I am still getting his calls and texts. I’m not talking about just from the friends he didn’t…

Just call me Athena

In college my free time was spent playing D&D and using IRC. IRC being Internet Relay Chat. IRC was a text-based method of communication before the internet as we know it started. I was working on two majors at the same time, Psychology and Computational Mathematics…

I wanted to write them, but I can’t bring myself to do it…. I’ve written about our issues with the schools before. It seems each school we run across some sort of issue… I find myself every time unable to say anything to the schools, the district, or out to…

Athena

Mom of three boys. Retired computer programmer living in the country with my husband focusing on my hobbies and youngest son. https://ko-fi.com/athenaandrew

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