Mistreatment and multi-agency failure: The story of the Bracken Family » The Aspergian

For the Bracken family, the agencies and institutions in place to protect and help them instead terrorized them.Read More → Source: Mistreatment and multi-agency failure: The story of the Bracken Family » The Aspergian

“He Matters So Much And That’s What I Wanted To Get Across’: Mother Uses Music As A Language For Her Son With Autism — CBS Pittsburgh

A local family is getting noticed because of a song.“He Matters So Much And That’s What I Wanted To Get Across’: Mother Uses Music As A Language For Her Son With Autism — CBS Pittsburgh

I feel like I’m just f*cking everything up — The Autism Dad

It’s been a stressful afternoon and evening. The kids came home after what seems to have been a very positive visit with their mom, and just fell apart. Holy shit has it been a rough day. The kids have been fighting and bouncing off the walls. Gavin has been overwhelmed most of the evening and […]I … Continue reading I feel like I’m just f*cking everything up — The Autism Dad

This Christmas has been very hard on my kids and me, but we’re survivors — The Autism Dad

It’s been a particularly difficult Christmas this year. The kids have been having a rough time, and if I’m completely honest, I’m running low on patience. It’s not their fault, and at the same time, it’s not my fault I’m struggling as well. The boys are sad, angry, and have been sick for a month.…This Christmas … Continue reading This Christmas has been very hard on my kids and me, but we’re survivors — The Autism Dad

Autism and manners — OldLady With Autism

Rude, thoughtless, cold, selfish, uncaring, intrusive, tactless, blundering, lacking insight, impulsive, crude, socially unacceptable, unkind, mean, pushy, can you add to this list of words? Have they been used to describe you? These and many more have been used to describe me over the years. I was hurt, shocked, and offended when told I was […]Autism … Continue reading Autism and manners — OldLady With Autism

Christmas – holidays and their impact to autistic children — Autism Mama Notebook

There are innumerable articles online about Christmas and other holidays and the way autistic children often react to the changes in routine, increase in overwhelming sensory environments and the increased socialising. Without repeating what is shared and no doubt overwhelmingly follows the same thread, it cannot be overstated how difficult this time is. It is […]Christmas … Continue reading Christmas – holidays and their impact to autistic children — Autism Mama Notebook

Disappearance of two Idaho kids could be tied to at least one death, investigators say — KOLR – OzarksFirst.com

IDAHO, (CBS News).– A 7-year-old boy with autism and his 17-year-old sister from Idaho have been missing for three months, and the FBI believes they’ve been in serious danger. The children’s disappearance could be connected to the death of their stepfather’s former wife, investigators said. The children’s mother, Lori Vallow, and stepfather, Chad Daybell, have […]Disappearance … Continue reading Disappearance of two Idaho kids could be tied to at least one death, investigators say — KOLR – OzarksFirst.com

Six ways to make an autistic child miserable — The Autistic Phoenix

Some people are clearly not trying hard enough; I just know that there are autistic children across the world who are simply way too happy. Yes, there are some who are struggling with all sorts of issues, some related to autism and some not, who are not so happy. But this post is about how […]Six … Continue reading Six ways to make an autistic child miserable — The Autistic Phoenix