Living and Writing While Neurodivergent

If you feel like an outsider, you belong here. We can show the world that we are strong and capable, even if we’re a little different.

Welcome! I’m Shayna and I’m a Jewish neurodivergent author with three neurodivergent children. I’ve been through a lot and learned a lot and I’m here to share it all.

Check out my latest posts below!

  • Unique

    It’s that time of year again, where tons of fun family activities are happening. And we end up watching from the sidelines. Yesterday the kids participated in “Thrill the World,” which was fun, but our son couldn’t stop distracting his twin the entire time. It was only a five minute dance and he couldn’t focus.…

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  • Timeline

    Before I can get my big second edit back on my novel, I’ve been asked to write a timeline of all the big events. This has forced me to really sit down and think about everything that’s happened, from the first Malek (ruler) to when the dragons were exterminated to the adventures happening in this…

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  • One-on-One Support

    I’ve never cried during an IEP before today. Today we spoke with my twins’ principal and teacher about how they’re doing so far. And it’s not awesome. Our son is essentially regressing this year, to the point where we need to hire him his own support person in class. I never thought this would happen.…

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  • Sports Sports Sports

    As you all know, we have three AuDHD kiddos and the hubby and I both are, as well. This makes just regular day-to-day activities challenging. We have all three kids in extracurriculars on top of their autism services, like occupational and speech therapy. Our days are full and busy. So when we choose to do…

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