Autism: The Good Doctor Needs a Doctor

Autism: The Good Doctor Needs a Doctor

After watching earlier episodes of The Good Doctor, I was particularly keen to see this week’s show because it featured a young actor on the autism spectrum, making a guest appearance as a patient with autism.  I am sincere in saying that I applaud the efforts of this...
Autism Fairy Tale

Autism Fairy Tale

If someone had told me 20 years ago that my daughter on the autism spectrum would grow up to be an actress, co-star in a film that won the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival AND earn a nomination for Best Actress, I’d have insisted that person was crazy or talking about...
Autism & Bugging Out

Autism & Bugging Out

For the past two weeks, I’ve been fighting bedbugs, courtesy of my daughter’s now-ex-boyfriend.  Hygiene and living conditions for adults on the spectrum are often less than ideal.  But as soon as bedbugs migrated from Samantha’s boyfriend’s abode to our...

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