As the parent of a kid with disabilities, I know most people don't care about kids like mine, but it hurts to hear people flout Omicron’s alleged mildness.
As a newly single mom, life was an endless marathon. Until the morning I realized that surviving is not the same as thriving.
I gave everything I had advocating for my son. There was never enough time, space or energy for anything else.
While some schools are running around calling arborists about tree stumps for outdoor learning chairs, others aren't quite so privileged.
My son just received yet another diagnosis. He may never talk, may never walk alone to school. It’s time for me to mourn what I thought he could be.
"The last two months have not been easy. We know little more now than we did before Isaiah was just about to start school. That says much about the process and the tremendously limited resources."
"The truth about autism is that there is no truth about autism. Each case is so singular, so individual, so unique."
"I feel like I'm tossing him to shark-infested, under-funded waters with children who can't possibly understand why he sees and feels things differently."