Being different is fabulous. You know it. We know it. And. Being different isn’t always easy…especially if you’re not hanging out with the right kind of friends.
The right kind of friends change everything. They can show you how to laugh even when you step on a Lego or nobody else gets the fabulous “Princess Bride” reference you just made. The right friends can teach you how to celebrate, even when your kid or your student or your self doesn’t quite match everyone else’s version of awesome.
Because the right kind of friends help you be — you-i-er — by your side. All the way. That’s us. That’s Asperkids. We’re that kind of friend. And we’re really glad you showed up.
Autism isn’t just “blue.” It’s a spectrum. Except that almost nobody’s including the pink. Talk about autism and you’re usually talking about men and boys. Too often, there is no girl talk. No from-the-inside-out women’s perspective. The girls are barely visible. The women are afterthoughts. Too often, I am a token. And my daughter is invisible. And that’s not good for anyone. The impact of