Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The Washington Times and #youmightbeanautismparentif

One of our fellow tweeters and bloggers @Stimey is a contributor to the autism community at The Washington Times called Autism Unexpected. She just posted this story about the response to the hashtag #youmightbeanautismparentif... 

Yeah, kinda cool if I do say so myself...

SILVER SPRING, Md., December 5, 2011 — Twitter is a mystery to a lot of people. They don't understand why people love it or how people use it. There are many in the autism parenting community, however, who love Twitter for the support and sense of community an immediate online conversation with people—sometimes strangers—all over the world can bring.

If you're an autism parent and you're on twitter, you have probably seen the hashtag #youmightbeanautismparentif floating through your tweetstream. (New to twitter? Find out what a hashtag is at Twitter's help center.) You might have sent a few of these tweets out yourself. It all started back on November 20, when Jenny Herman (@manyhatsmommyMI) and Elise Ronan (@RaisingASDKids) created the hashtag almost by accident.

Read the rest HERE.

Until next time,