I’m Scared for my Black Son with Autism and ADHD

It has been a week since George Floyd was murdered.  This is the country we live in right now… when a Black person can be killed, their rights violated by the very people who have pledged to protect their communities.  Unfortunately, this is nothing new. Over the last several years and more recently within the…… Continue reading I’m Scared for my Black Son with Autism and ADHD

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The Homeschooling Chronicles: Here’s What I Learned in Weeks 1 and 2

For those of us who haven’t made the optional choice to home school, we now find ourselves in charted waters as we enter this world for the first time.  And if you are like me, you are also working from home during this time.  How are we to balance both responsibilities?  How are we to…… Continue reading The Homeschooling Chronicles: Here’s What I Learned in Weeks 1 and 2

The Truth About Invisible Disabilities

In the past, I’ve shared my fear about raising black children in this world, particularly in the current climate of our society.  It is downright scary knowing that they will experience hatred and discrimination simply because of the way they look, something for which they cannot control.  It is my and my husband’s job to…… Continue reading The Truth About Invisible Disabilities

Elsa and Doug: An “Atypical” Marriage

Television has become rather impressive in its depictions of special needs characters at the center of the story line.  Speechless, The Good Doctor.  Switched at Birth.  Perhaps, however, one of my favorite new shows is one that has been streaming on Netflix for the past two years:  Atypical.  The premise of the show is rather…… Continue reading Elsa and Doug: An “Atypical” Marriage