You are Glossing Over Severe Autism
The comments that stop us in our tracks.
“You are glossing over severe autism. You used to be real and honest and now it’s all sunshine and roses.”
That’s what the comment said.
I honestly had to read it a few times before it sank in.
This social media life is funny I tell ya. For so long I shared, even overshared, about our family’s struggles. And while I truly believe in my head that I did it respectfully and from a place of love, I made the decision a while back to come at this autism advocacy/education from a different angle.
And I made the decision for a few reasons.
But first, let me say, although I know with this group it doesn’t need to be said…my son Cooper still has a diagnosis of severe, nonverbal, level 3 autism, with a language impairment, Apraxia, and an intellectual disability. And don’t forget to sprinkle in a bit of ADHD and anxiety to make things really interesting.
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