Parents: Autism Acceptance Starts with Us

I want to share a somewhat controversial opinion today, for World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). You may not agree with it and that’s okay. You may find it personally challenging to accept and I get that too. To give you some perspective, I’ve been an...
I Can’t Is No Excuse

I Can’t Is No Excuse

There are many words that make me cringe: Albino – it has many negative connotations and is often used in a derogatory way. As a result, most in the albinism community prefer to be referred as person with albinism (PWA). Bae – why? Just why? Honestly, what...

Go Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Today, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day.   image source It is a UN sanctioned day to raise awareness, support, understanding and ultimately acceptance for people on the autism spectrum across the globe. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message sums...