Caroline McGraw is a would-be childhood paleontologist turned writer, digging for treasure in people and uncovering sacred stories in ordinary days. She writes about choosing love, losing fear and finding home at A Wish Come Clear. Visit and receive free copies of Caroline's digital books, "Your Creed of Care: How to Dig for Treasure in People (Without Getting Buried Alive)" and "Love's Subversive Stance: Ground Yourself and Grow in Relationship."
This hasn't been a peaceful time in the autism community.
Dear friend: From one sibling to another, I hope that you never have to deal with this.
Every time it happens, I can't help but smile; there's something about the sight of a half-dozen children flinging themselves onto the playground that makes me happy.
“Supersibling” is a term made popular by Karen Olsson in a 2007 New York Times feature which refers to siblings of individuals with autism who are particularly responsible and mature ...
All right, fellow autism siblings, time to take a poll: How many of you know whether or not your parents have up-to-date wills, or whether or not your sibling has a special needs trust?
It occurred to me last night that perhaps my brother Willie's experience of the world is akin to living in our home during this renovation season.
Last night I had a dream that found me raging through my childhood home. For some reason, I was very angry with my family.
Every day I live with and struggle to compensate for my autism.
“I don’t think it’s safe to go,” I texted my sitter. “Let me call the office.”
I attended a focus group this week. A new venture is being developed with the intent of providing a unique six to nine-month internship experience for young adults with disabilities.
Little did we know, the fight we would have to face to get him into a program that either we could afford to pay for out of pocket, or that state funds would subsidize.
In the weeks ahead, I'm going on the speaking circuit, presenting and keynoting at three autism-specific events.
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