In the Neurodiversity community, we do take some flak about yelling at parents. We tell them not to do this or not to do that. When they say their lives are hard, we invite them to suck it up. We’re kinda mean that way, I guess.
But there’s a reason behind our “meanness.”
Here, I unpack why parents of Disabled children suck (and also present the alternative: the “Warrior parents” we totally want in our activist movement):