Specifically, I believe she would be diagnosed with ADHD if she were alive today (and, you know, not fictional). Sit back and smile with me as I give you some examples.
Here is the second installment of my "Books About Autism" series. Today's books are parent memoires. They are all written by parents of autistic children; describing their parenting journey and the emotional ups and downs that come along with it.
Leapfrog was so much more fun when I was five.
It's time for that traditional end-of-year wrap-up that all bloggers do (because none of us have any energy to write between Christmas and New Years!) Here are my Top 5 Posts of 2022, as voted by you, the reader, with your page views. Count down to 2023 with me!
"All in good time" is a secret timeline that no one knows for certain, and only a few have the privilege of watching play out.
I had a wonderful intention of writing a few posts about special needs and eating; eating/feeding disorders; and what feeding therapy is; all in time for Christmas Dinner. I wanted to post it then because big family meals around holidays are a huge source of stress for special needs children and their parents, for neurodivergent … Continue reading A Holiday Meal PSA
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.