Tag: Kelli Stapleton


This I believe – 2014 edition

ear-end assessments and new year’s resolutions are both tools I find helpful for making decisions. This year I’ve decided to combine them into what I’m calling my 2014 manifesto. Organized into the two themes I most often write about, this I believe: Autism/parenting I believe that both person-first language and identity-firstRead More

Emerging from the bunker

ye, Carter,” my son said to a classmate on the playground after school a few weeks ago. “Bye, Owen,” the classmate replied. “See you tomorrow,” Owen said. Tears didn’t trickle down my cheeks, but my eyes were definitely damp. That two-round, Owen-initiated verbal interaction with a peer has been threeRead More