11 Jan · Kamini Lakhani · 12 Comments

Lessons About Unconditional Acceptance From An Autistic Adult

Lessons About Unconditional Acceptance From An Autistic Adult . Hands raised above his head, a slight forward movement and he screamed his excited scream.   It was quiet in the restaurant and people turned to see where the sudden sound came from.   A couple with their little 5-6 year old daughter were on their ...

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5 Jan · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

My Wish For You In 2018

My Wish For You In 2018 . Yet another year comes to an end. I’m amazed at how time flies by. We were just at the beginning of 2017 and now we’re on the brink of 2018. How has it been for you, dear friend? Mine has been a mixed bag. Through the difficult times, ...

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21 Dec · Kamini Lakhani · 19 Comments

Why Saying ‘No’ Could Be The Best Decision Of Your Life And Your Child’s Life

Why Saying 'No' Could Be The Best Decision Of Your Life And Your Child's Life “You’re not a good mother. You don’t spend enough time with your child. Look at how she responds to me,” Said a Special Educator to Pallavi, whose daughter is 17 and has multiple difficulties.   Pallavi was horrified. Her self ...

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7 Dec · Kamini Lakhani · 10 Comments

Are Autistic Individuals Disabled or Brilliant?

Are Autistic Individuals Disabled or Brilliant? Elon Musk shared this photo recently. Mars has blue sunsets and sunrises! How different from Earth. 20 years ago nobody would have believed the red planet has blue sunrises. The adage, ‘things are not always what they seem,’ comes to mind.   A lot has changed in the world ...

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30 Nov · Kamini Lakhani · 5 Comments

Want To Inform A Family Their Child Could Have Autism? These 5 Steps Will Guide You

Want To Inform A Family Their Child Could Have Autism? These 5 Steps Will Guide You I recently received an email from a babysitter who was concerned about a child she took care of. The child had speech delay and engaged in head banging. The babysitter told the parents the child had autistic features. They ...

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