running away

running away

To write about how my life is a thread of calm and serenity would be a lie right now. Even though I continue to practice meditation, deep breathing, healthy eating, good sleep habits, and the like - I am still flooded by instability that currently surrounds life as I...

words can cut

words can cut

When I heard the words, "is it okay if I act like an autistic and screech at you?", a sharp pain heaved inside my body. The words came out of the person's mouth so easily, effortlessly, as if the language used were commonplace. My mind swirled into the moments when my...

finding me in motherhood

finding me in motherhood

Motherhood is like carrying a paddleboard up the long ramp along the side of a hill with an impatient passerby trying to squeeze next to you. It is the cold earl-gray latte that never received a sip because of the water-hose crisis in the backyard. Motherhood is the...

our kids need to know

our kids need to know

I truly believe it would an injustice to my kids, at the young ages of 6 and 9, to avoid talking about the deep pain points in our country. My kids, autism or not, deserve to know the truth about racism.

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Amanda Irtz 
720-617-1113

info@autismaptitude.com

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