Autism is Just a Word

What a loaded term, so subjective and deceptive. There used to be a disorder called Asperger's Syndrome. While many still refer to it and utilize it, it has been removed from the DSM-V at its publication. What is the DSM-V? However, it is most commonly referred to as the highest functioning level of Autism. What… Continue reading Autism is Just a Word

Workplace Discrimination and the Autistic Adult

    Just when you think that you've reached a point when you can relax and enjoy watching your adult child with autism spread their wings and be successful with employment...you get smacked with workplace discrimination. I don't have the numbers for how many young adults with Autism are leaving school and entering adulthood. I'm… Continue reading Workplace Discrimination and the Autistic Adult