Parenting is never easy. The pressure that society puts on parents and children is stressful. but when your child is #ActuallyAutistic that stress can be overwhelming, for your child and you. Especially in times of crisis. But it does not have to be. There is another way.
In these times of uncertainty, it is more than our gardens that need our love, attention, and tender loving care. Our children desperately need understanding, acceptance, unconditional love, and respect now more than ever.
Make her sit there until she finished it. Don’t give her anything else to eat. If she get’s hungry enough, she’ll eat it. Whoever said those things never met @PanKwake or dealth with an #ActuallyAutistic person’s complex sensory issues and diet.
I have known I was different from the day I set foot in Missus Lanier’s first-grade classroom in Euston Elementary.
For someone who hates peopling, this morning walk was a surprising revelation.
How the simple kindness of escorting a young friend home turned into a nightmare assault on my senses.