Going over the Autism myths was not an easy thing to do, but I had a feeling in my heart that they had to be discussed. The world’s view on autism is a negative one because of what it sees on the outside of an autistic individual. Unfortunately, people judge a book by its cover and don’t take the time to read the pages. This is why I have started a blog. I thought it would be a great way to show the world that we are just like everyone else. Our minds just function differently.

Speaking of a book’s pages, I am starting a new series called ”Facts About Autism.” I will be discussing 5 facts on five different posts. I will be posting once weekly. The first fact will be available on June 20th. Stay tuned!

4 responses to “NEW SERIES”

  1. Thank you so much for your work on the five myths. It really hits home since I have a daughter on the spectrum and just got my own diagnosis yesterday (I am 50).



  2. I am actually feeling pretty good about my diagnosis. Since I have an autistic daughter, I have been living with autism for about 16 years (she is 18 now and diagnosed at 2 1/2). I saw my diagnosis coming. I had seen an old therapist’s note that indicated she thought I might be (but she never told me) and so I started researching. I took a couple of online tests. And I talked to family and friends. When it because apparent that the consensus was autism, I sought a professional opinion. It has taken a while to get through the process – about six months. Interestingly enough, I was also diagnosed with ADHD – hyperactive/impulsive presentation. The ADHD has actually been a bit harder to swallow. But my husband and older daughter have ADHD, so I have some experience with that too. It doesn’t bother me at all. If anything, I think it is a blessing to know. Now I make sense. Now I can understand why I do things the way I do them. I am just not sure what I am going to do with the information. I am already in therapy and receiving medication, so the question is do I want to change my therapy and how much I want to change it, if I decide to change it. By the way, I have a website that I am working on building that focuses on tools for parents of children with autism. Maybe you could give me some feedback on it.



  3. Wow. Your story is amazing! It feels good to have a support system.

    This is not for everyone, but journaling is what I do for therapy. I write weekly in my journal about life along with its ups and downs. After I finish an entry, a huge weight is lifted and my stress levels drop drastically.

    Beginning a website for parents of children with autism is an awesome idea. Parenting autistic children and parenting while on the spectrum would be amazing niches! For higher traffic, I recommend sharing your posts on Facebook or Tumblr. I use both. This is how I get people to my blog 🙂 Your posts would get noticed by sharing your work. I hope this helps!


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