Missus Tribble:

Military families with autistic children are in need of our help.

Originally posted on a diary of a mom:

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Who kept the faith and fought the fight;
The glory theirs, the duty ours.
~Wallace Bruce

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My friends,

If you’ve been around here for a while, you’ve heard me talk (ad nauseam you might say) about the absolutely egregious lack of care for our nation’s military children with autism. You’ve also undoubtedly heard me talk about my friend, Rachel, who is leading the fight to fix it.

Yesterday, Rachel sent the following letter to every single chief of staff of every single member of the Armed Services Committee. When she shared it with me, I knew I had to share it with you. Because together, we can help to right this disastrous wrong. We can step up to the plate to care for the families of our nation’s heroes just as they step up to the plate every day for us. We can, in twenty seconds or…

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About Missus Tribble

Media volunteer for Epilepsy Action (UK) and advocate for both epilepsy and autism awareness. Seamstress, cross-stitcher, sci-fi lover, ukulele player and Chelmsford's own Pickling Pagan who wants to inherit a TARDIS when she grows up. In the process of writing an as yet unnamed book, with anecdotes and information about being epileptic and autistic - and seeing the funny side! Also an entertainment journalist for What Culture, where I write about Doctor Who.
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2 Responses to

  1. jess says:

    thank you so much for sharing. we MUST make this right.

    • I’ve been fighting in the front lines for autism and epilepsy awareness, education, support and services for many years. I an NEVER going to stop.

      Thank you for making me aware of this; I live in England and so the military men and women with autistic children here can still get help from social workers and the NHS. I wish it was the same everywhere.

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