Back in the first few weeks of June, as the #BlackLivesMatter movement ebbed and flowed through social media and spilled out onto the streets in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, my head began to spin with a combination of shame and confusion. I’m a white woman with immense privilege and all the hallmarks of power. I am late and I have much to learn, but I want to do the … [Read more...] about Legislators: Our Tools For Change
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Autism and the 2020 Election For me, it’s hard NOT to think about the upcoming election… it’s today! However, this is a blog about autism. So, can I connect the two? Let’s try. How am I feeling about the election? Very nervous. I have disliked the current administration and I want them voted out. I don’t want to get too far into that so I can to try to … [Read more...] about Autism and the 2020 Election
Since babies sleep unsupervised, it is vital that baby sleep safety is thoroughly considered when putting them to bed. When ensuring your baby's sleep safety, it's important to consider the space she is sleeping in, the environment she is sleeping in and what she is sleeping in. It's also important to be knowledgeable of the precautions you can take to prevent injury or death … [Read more...] about Baby Sleep Safety
Are Children with Autism Singled Out? Why do I ask this question? Because of what happened at my son’s school just this past Friday. Why is this past Friday important? Because this past Friday was only a few short days after the latest awful school tragedy, this one in Parkland, Florida. In this version a “weird” “outcast” “loner” nineteen-year-old … [Read more...] about Are Children with Autism Singled Out?
Fertility drugs can increase your odds of getting pregnant. Use of these oral or injectable medications may be beneficial when you have an ovulation disorder. However, MayoClinic.com and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, or ACOG, both indicate that sometimes pregnancy and fertility drugs may require complementary therapies to yield success. Pregnancy … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and Fertility Drugs