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Zoë and Chaliyah met when they were in the 3rd grade. They were in the same class, and just sort of gravitated toward each other. Zoë started to tell me about Chaliyah, and the little things they had in common. They both loved Twilight. And Taylor Lautner. They loved the same books. And the same music. Later on that same…

Dear New Autism Mom

Dear Allison, I heard about little Lukey’s diagnosis today. Enter the parade of idiot well wishers and their pitiful expressions.  You’re about to hear a ton of “I’m sorrys”, and a few thousand “everything happens for a reasons”, and even several hundred “I know how you feels.” This is crap. No one knows how you feel.  Except for you. The…