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 this time of crisis, when there is no school, when playgrounds are closed, and parents told not to arrange playdates, what is the single thing that your child needs most?
Yesterday, after weeks of waffling, England, Scotland, and Wales announced schools are closing due to #Coronavirus. Indefinitely. That might be a daunting prospect for some parents, but it may the greatest opportunity our families and children ever have. So, what has almost a decade as a #homeed mom taught me? What advice would I give others?
We’ve come a long way, baby. From tilling and hoeing to lasagna beds, growing your own fresh vegetables has never been easier, no matter how small a space.
#RadiCoolUnschooling when even a decent night’s sleep becomes a life lesson and skill in good #DecisionMaking at #HomeCrazzyHome.
Today, we finish by examining how schools are focusing upon the wrong things with our wonderful #Neurodivergent little humans…while ignoring the things they REALLY need to learn to be a success in life.