Hi there! The fact that you clicked on the link that led to this blog post shows that you support Autism Awareness. *high five* My name is Toks Bakare and I am a UK trained Behaviour Analyst and founder of asktoks.com. Today I...
Baby Leo and toddler Iz with their beloved auntie[image: two part-Portuguese little kids with their olderPortuguese auntie, sitting together on a floral print sofa.]The funeral for Seymour's wonderful aunt is in a few days. He and the girls and I are going, but Leo is staying home.I wish things were different, for Leo's sake and […]
I remain dismayed over how San Francisco Autism Society (SFASA) president Jill Escher comports herself in that role: She is openly contemptuous to many of the autistic people the Autism Society of America's (ASA) Guiding Princples direct her to serve, and misuses her leadership position at the SFASA to promote her personal opinions on, authorship, funding, […]
This Thursday 5/25 I'll be onstage in Oakland at the very worthy social justice storytelling event Listen for a Change, talking about why autism acceptance matters, from my (parent) perspective. If you're local, you should come! Tickets are free, donations are optional but appreciated, and it always reaches capacity. It's going to be an intense […]