About this blog

The title of this blog is “Accidental Autism” because:

  1. My daughters autism came by “accident”. I did not cause this by being a refrigerator mother, by not breast feeding long enough, or by willfully exposing her to toxic chemicals, alcohol, or drugs.
  2. Many accidents occur whenever she is around; especially in the pickle aisle at the grocery store. (Why do they have to place pickles all over the store where they do not belong?)
  3. She still occasionally has accidents of the toileting variety, especially when anxious and stressed or sick.
  4. Perhaps someone will accidentally find a cause and a cure for her form of autism when they are least expecting it.

5 thoughts on “About this blog

  1. I hope that others benefit from your experience. You have always been a hero of a mother. I hold you, Sam and Lily close in my heart. Keep up the good work !

  2. Thanks for following my blog. I followed yours back. I just had an emotional meeting declaring my final withdrawing from the University! Blahhh. So wonderful to see others advocating and making a difference (meaning you). Look forward to looking through your posts. ~ Sam 🙂

  3. Thanks for visiting Life Love and Lyricality!! I love what I see here on your blog…you’ll have seen that my daughter has Rett Syndrome so the world of disability is a familiar one. Keep up the great work!

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