Autism, Racism and the Coronavirus

Autism, Racism and the Coronavirus

How does a privileged white mother explain to her autistic daughter about racism in America?  How can I help her to understand the horrifying on-camera murder of a black man by a white police officer? These would be difficult questions to address with a neurotypical...
Autism, Memorial Day and Covid19

Autism, Memorial Day and Covid19

Another so-called holiday is about to bite the dust. Actually, I’d prefer the holiday to EAT the dust, so that Samantha and I don’t have to vacuum this weekend.  Already in need of repair, my Miele vacuum is 10 years old and sounds weaker and more exhausted than I...
Zooming Daily and Going Nowhere

Zooming Daily and Going Nowhere

During my six weeks (and counting!) confinement to our NYC apartment, I’ve been online and Zooming every day. Each morning I roll back my living room carpet halfway to create a mini-dance floor. I’m taking wonderful dance and Zumba classes online with my favorite...

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