America’s founding principles were noble, but the promises they made have not yet been achieved.
Even musical theatre isn’t safe from sexism.
For the best family vacation, travel by train and enjoy the journey as much as the destination.
There are so many real things to be angry about. We need to stop being angry over words and start focusing on the meaning behind them.
This is what it means to be on the autistic spectrum. And it’s time we stop acting like what neurotypical people observe matters more than what autistic people experience.
One thing that never fails to surprise me – and annoy me – is the way people go out of their way to find reasons to justify an “us vs. them” mentality. The way people CREATE division when it would be easier, not to mention kinder, to accept others as the people they happen to be.
Often surviving on very little sleep, my mind wanders a lot in the course of the day. Following my diagnosis, my delirious musings led me to think about all the injustices I’ve experienced in my life, the opportunities lost, the friends lost, the misunderstandings, the depression and loneliness – all because I didn’t have the benefit of an early diagnosis or support.
Originally posted on Leahurst66:
Earlier this month, Leicestershire Live reported on the case of a parent who was prosecuted and fined for failing to ensure her school-refusing teenage daughter’s regular attendance at school, despite having made valiant efforts to get her there and fully co-operating with the authorities in the face of the child’s outright…