An alternate title for this piece might be “Getting minimally organized to avoid total chaos”. I am disorganized. I am disorganized in two ways: I am disorganized in space, and I am disorganized in time.
Archives for June 2010
In a comment on my post “Things not to say….” , Michelle asked So really how did you get from not having any friends or dates to having a wife and 2 kids ? Well, the short answer is …. “my peers grew up and so did I (a little)”. But a longer answer is […]
I’m disabled. More specifically, I’m learning disabled. Even more specifically, I have nonverbal learning disabilities. Not differences, disabilities. There are things that virtually all NT people (NT = neurotypical, the acronym for people who think they don’t need one) . A ‘difference’ is something you might choose – more rational or more emotional? More mathematical […]
It’s so enticing. The mainstream. Maybe our children aren’t so different, so unusual. Maybe they are ‘normal’. Maybe they belong in the mainstream. But maybe not. Maybe our goal ought not be a mainstream education but a mainstream life? After all, we will spend about 12 years in elementary and high school, and, if we […]