Autism verses Neurotypical Embarrassment I read an article recently from an autistic adult who wrote about how neurodiverse people learn neurotypical social skills…and should they? How much do they need to know? Where’s the point when the neurodiverse gets to be the neurodiverse? Is it always appropriate that neurodiverse people (for this blog I discuss people with … [Read more...] about Autism verses Neurotypical Embarrassment
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Netflix has recently released a new television show called, “Atypical.” What is it about? (Spoiler alert) “Atypical” is about an eighteen-year-old boy with autism. The story revolves around him navigating high school and hormones. He is a super intelligent kid, who has social awkwardness and obsessions. The show also includes other storylines around the kid’s family, … [Read more...] about The TV show “Atypical”
Raising a child can seem like a nearly impossible task at times. Children experience a wide range of moods and behaviors that can frustrate parents. Many unattractive behaviors are simply a normal part of a healthy childhood, while others may signify a problem. Knowing how to deal with unattractive behaviors, as well as knowing when to seek professional help, can help your … [Read more...] about Typical Behavior of a Child
If the time is right to have a baby, you might be wondering just how long you'll have to wait before seeing those two pink lines appear on a home pregnancy test. Although how quickly conception happens is different for everyone, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists reports the average wait is six months. Because many factors, such as age and health, … [Read more...] about How Long Does it Typically Take to Get Pregnant?
Having an annual pap smear is awkward but necessary for most women. A pap smear is a test used to detect abnormal cells on the cervix that can ultimately lead to cancer. Fortunately, cervical cancer is easily treated when it is discovered early. Most of the time, pap smears show no abnormal cells. But when a pap smear does indicate abnormal cells, it doesn't mean you have … [Read more...] about Typical Treatments for Abnormal Pap Smears