Tag: disability

An open letter: To the parent who denies my Autism

An open letter: To the parent who denies my Autism

All that you deny in an Autistic adult, from the presentation of their Autism to their diagnosis itself, is what so many of you long to see in your children…so why do you expend the unnecessary amount of energy attempting to dismiss the very real 

Who will water the roses when I am gone?

Who will water the roses when I am gone?

As I sat in this clinic waiting room, my mind raced…then it wandered. There weren’t enough seats in this large waiting room. The olive colored walls clashed with the purple cloth chairs and wooden armrests. It’s walls reminded me of my bedroom in high school