A sassy, crafty mama bird from Los Angeles
raising a very sweet little girl with Autism
and a new baby boy in the Midwest... and other stuff, too.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Autism Shines

I've kept pretty quiet here about something terrible that's been happening...

Many in the media and around the interwebz have been blaming an awful, horrific act on the supposition that the man responsible for carrying out an incredibly violent act had Aspergers/was on the Autism Spectrum. Those of us who are in the ASD world,  or even just know individuals with Autism, know better. We know that while there are often co-morbid conditions  associated with ASD, Autism is not a mental illness.

Many of my extended online family have created a new movement online in effort to showcase all the wonderful things Autism is. This project is called Autism Shines. Please visit and like the Autism Shines page on Facebook.


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