Before I launch into this blog update I’d just like to say that I know how lucky I am to live where I do. We are in an area that has huge support from the schools for their students. Our taxes are high, but they support some amazing parks, and more importantly, they give the school the support it needs. Especially when it comes to kids who may otherwise be left behind, stuck in bathrooms for their IEP needs, or fighting for the right accommodations that are required for all neurodiverse individuals.
I wrote a post about how our first IEP meeting of the school year went and felt so overwhelmed with gratitude and love from the teachers and support staff that it made me want to do more education.
It also helps that I follow some fellow autistic advocates on facebook that have made my resolve strong to try…
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