Category: Shrinkology

Mental Health and Therapy. A lot of advice on autism from someone with autism raising a kid with autism.

Playing the Autism Card

I’ve seen many versions of the Autism Card on the internets. Some parents actually hand these out to people. For those who don’t realize, a common theme in the lives of parents of children on the autism spectrum is to…

Autism and Grief

So I’m wordy. I was going to answer in the comments, but it’s too long for a comment I think. So I’m putting it here and linking to it. Ha. Question: Anonymous wrote:My son, who is 10, was diagnosed a…

Donna’s Day

About 7 years ago, I was on the phone with my best friend and sisterwife. “Jamie, I have something to tell you.” and she responds, “I have to tell you something too.” We argued about who was going to go…

Classifying Autism

Autism Awesome Stuff–Classifying Autism (warning: boring) I’ve been meaning to write more about autism. I once started a blog on the subject, “Aspergersburg,” and I just didn’t keep up with it. I really don’t want to be writing a bunch…