I started Autism Odysseys on Facebook three years ago as a place to post the plethora of memes I found myself making. I had no idea what I was doing but I was happy to find that others could relate to what I was posting! 3 years later, I’m still here and will be forever grateful for… Continue reading Autism Odysseys 3-Year Anniversary!
This is the next installment of “Autism Rules” chronicling the shared experiences many of us may face. Hopefully you can relate to some of these “rules” illustrated by scenes from TV and movies. When you actually have the opportunity to sleep, insomnia happens. If I wake up and let my mind wander, the rest of… Continue reading Autism Rules: Part 5
It has been 9 years since my twins were first diagnosed with Autism and I can truly say it has been an adventure. I have learned a lot over the years about myself and my children and one of the most important things for me is having a sense of humor. There have been many… Continue reading 10 Gifs That May Sum Up Being The Parent of An Autistic Child
We have evolved into a “Whovian” family over the course of a few years – my kids are ages 14, 12, 12 and 9. We have receptive / expressive language impairments (associated with an Autism diagnosis), so any subject that allows for reciprocal conversations is rejoiced! I also rejoice because I love sharing this interest… Continue reading 24 Times Doctor Who Has Helped Me Explain Autism
I have long been a fan of the 1967-1970 animated Spider-man series. Its uncomplicated simplicity is refreshing – and it allows for endless meme opportunities. Autism isn’t caused by bad parenting – any suggestions that it does will cause a visit from your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Unexpected schedule changes can be a very big deal… Continue reading 10 Times Retro Spider-Man Helped Explain Autism
There are no two identical autistic individuals, even amongst identical twins (I can vouch for this personally) – but there are similarities between parenting experiences. Here are 10 more Autism “rules” with visual representations from some of my favorite TV shows and movies. Perhaps you can relate to some of these! For the first ten… Continue reading 10 More Autism Rules
You may have heard your kids talking about this game in recent months ? It’s a strategy based jumpscare game where you are the security guard in a “chuckie cheese’esque” pizza place & have to “survive” nights. There are animatronic creatures that meander about and the player has to use their resources in order to… Continue reading Why I love Five Nights At Freddy’s…..
The media likes to report on the negative experiences of special needs children by teachers in America. We don’t hear as much about the positive impacts just one teacher can have on their students. What can happen when they DO get the support they need, and then some? What can happen if a teacher is… Continue reading Everyone Should Have A Teacher Like Mrs. Frizzle