Regardless of your usual gift-buying habits, there may be one name still on your list that I can help with today: The autistic child in your life.
Instead of your regular scheduled programming today, I thought I'd pop in to share some writing news with you all. I wasn't going to say anything at first, just keep carrying on, but then I found the perfect meme to illustrate it, and well, the Millennial in me just couldn't resist a good meme! First … Continue reading Unfollowed
Looking for a good book to gift to the little people in your life? Here are a few that have been popular in my home.
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It's basically victim-shaming in a choir robe.
"Theology B" is the "everything happens for a reason" theology.
I don't know of any churches that have an official policy surrounding disabilities, but I can tell you from the decades of experience I have in the church that Christians tend to be divided into three camps when it comes to disabilities. These beliefs, whether they are consciously or unconsciously held, have a major impact on how they treat people. They also have a major impact on the emotions and mental health of those with disabilities within the church.
Understanding person-first language and identity-first language.
Today's books are Children's Books, written for Neurotypical Kids (a.k.a. Kids who do not have Autism, and are developmentally "typical" or "normal."). These are the kinds of books you would purchase or check out of the library if you are wanting to help your children understand an Autistic sibling, classmate, or friend.
Here's to the grandparents that shape our little personalities without us even realizing it, and to the memories they leave us with.