Tag Archives: advocacy

Surviving the Ignorance and Indifference of the Bureaucracy.

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A reader recently asked me how I keep going in the face of the exhaustion and frustration of dealing with people who stand in the way of your child receiving adequate support and services. Her question had other facets to it … Continue reading

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My Post on the “Self-Advocate/Parent Dialogues”, up at Autism Blogs Directory

There is an ongoing dialogue (in the form of posts by various interested parties) about the rift between self-advocates and parents of autistic children, over at Thinking Persons Guide to Autism (TPGTA). I found the dialogue quite frustrating, and have … Continue reading

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“United Future” Policies, and Autism

I’ve done a lot of hunting through the policies of the Parties running in the upcoming New Zealand General Election; trying to find their express views on disability, particularly as they impact on autism families. The difficulty of finding their … Continue reading

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Autism Immersion; Reading the WRite Stuff

I’ve often wondered about whether it’s healthy for me to be so immersed in my son’s autism, and in autism in general. I write and follow blog posts about it, read books and talk about it, and live it whenever … Continue reading

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