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    Aug202013

    In Response to 'One Pissed Off Mother'

    By now you have probably heard about the horrible excuse for a human being  who wrote a hateful letter to the family of Max, a kid with autism.  I linked there to the story of the letter written by this waste of skin and about how twitter has responded.  More importantly of course, his neighbourhood has responded, they like Max.  He is part of the community.  Seeing other kids high five him on the news, and seeing how they clearly meant it made most of us feel good, and Max seemed into it. 

    Most people are pretty good about disabilities nowadays, indeed, our son, Jon, has never had anything bad happen in school from classmates.  There have been misunderstandings (see an earlier post of mine about Jon's art) but generally the school has been excellent.

    Today we were out getting a couple of games at EB and the guy there was awesome, he talked to Jon, Jon kept trying to pre order COD:Ghosts, and the guy at EB said 'It is an M rated game, you can't have it without ID'.  It was cool.  (As an aside, the guys at EB here are great with most anyone, I have seen them interact with all types of people with all kinds of disabilites, always with class, good on them).

    In our neighbourhood people know Jon, they say hi.  At the mall Jon saw one of his teachers, he said hi, the guy responded all happily 'Hi Jon!'  

    So you see 'Pissed Off Mother' you are the one with the fucking problem.  Most everyone else in the society we live in is just fine with people who are different.  

    Oh, and from One Proud Father to One Pissed Off Mother, fuck off.

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    Hi Dave.

    I hate to be "that grammar guy", but I think what you meant to say was FUCK OFF!

    August 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTom H

    LOL, indeed......

    August 20, 2013 | Registered CommenterDave Brodbeck

    I was so appalled at that letter--not only it's words but the gall of that putrid woman. Just sickening. Have some fun with this mad lib I made of her letter. Maybe Jon would like to do it.

    Dear (noun)________ (verb) _______ing at this address,
    I also (verb)________ in this (noun)_____________ and I have a problem!! !! You have a (noun)_______ who is (adverb)_________ (verb)___________ed and you consciously decided that it would be a (adjective)_________ (noun)__________ to live in a(n) (adjective)_________ (noun) like this???? You (adverb)__________put your (noun)_________ outside everyday and let him be nothing but a nuisance and a problem to everyone else with that (noun)________ polluting (verb)_________ing he constantly (verb)_________!!! That (noun)________he makes when he is outside is (adjective)___________!!!!!!!!! It (verb)________s the (noun)________out of my normal children!!!!!!!!! When you feel your (adjective)_________ (noun)_______needs fresh (noun)________, take him to our (noun)__________, you (noun)___________!!! We have a nature (noun)__________!!! Let him run around those places and make (noun)________!!!!!!! (Verb)_________ babies, (plural noun)________, and even (verb)__________ing dogs are (adjective)________sounds in a residential (noun)__________!!!!!!!! He is NOT!!!!!!

    He is a (noun)________to (plural noun)_________and will always be that way!!!!!!! Who the hell is going to (verb)_________for him????? No (noun)________will (verb)________ him, no (adjective)________ girl is going to (verb)________ him and you are not going to (verb)_______ forever!! Personally, I think they should (verb)_______ whatever non-retarded (plural noun)________ of his (noun)_______ and donate it to (noun)_______. What the hell else good is he to (noun)_______!!! You had a retarded (noun)________, (verb)________with it….(adverb)_________!!!! What right do you have to do this to (adjective)________ (plural noun)_______!!!! I (verb)________ (plural noun)_______like you who believe, just because you have a (adjective)________needs (noun)______, you are entitled to special (noun)______!!!!! (ALL CAPS NOUN)________!!!!!

    Do everyone in our (noun)________ a (adjective)______favour and (ALL CAPS VERB)________!!!! (ALL CAPS VERB)__________!!! (ALL CAPS VERB)_________!!!! Move away and get out of this type of (adjective)________ (noun)________!!!! Go live in a (noun)_______ in the (noun)______or something with your (adjective)________animal (noun)________!!! Nobody wants you (verb)_________ing here and they don’t have the (plural noun)_________ to tell you!!!!
    Do the (adjective)_______ thing and move or (verb) _________him!!!! Either way, we are ALL better off!!!
    Sincerely,
    A very mean, nosy, ill-educated and poor typist.

    August 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAndy Q

    The highlight of my day yesterday was seeing Jon and Dave in the faculty mail-room. Jon looked up and saw me and said, "Hi Ken ... Neil Patrick Harris." :)

    August 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKen Hernden

    Andy that is awesome......

    August 20, 2013 | Registered CommenterDave Brodbeck

    Dear (noun) shoehorn(verb) dancing at this address,
    I also (verb) fart in this (noun) sugar and I have a problem!! !! You have a (noun) squid who is (adverb) graciously (verb) squeezed and you consciously decided that it would be a (adjective) round (noun) terrier to live in a(n) (adjective) green (noun) wagon like this???? You (adverb) vaguely put your (noun) taco outside everyday and let him be nothing but a nuisance and a problem to everyone else with that (noun) spoon polluting (verb)skiing he constantly (verb) jumps!!! That (noun) bottle he makes when he is outside is (adjective) fascinating!!!!!!!!! It (verb)chews the (noun) road out of my normal children!!!!!!!!! When you feel your (adjective)red (noun) tire needs fresh (noun) paper, take him to our (noun) popcorn, you (noun) truck!!! We have a nature (noun) desk!!! Let him run around those places and make (noun) carpet!!!!!!! (Verb)Flying babies, (plural noun) squirrels, and even (verb)caressing dogs are (adjective)delicious sounds in a residential (noun) freckle!!!!!!!! He is NOT!!!!!!
    He is a (noun)plane to (plural noun) alligators and will always be that way!!!!!!! Who the hell is going to (verb) shuffle for him????? No (noun)cheese will (verb)type him, no (adjective) explosive girl is going to (verb)shovel him and you are not going to (verb)dial forever!! Personally, I think they should (verb)swim whatever non-retarded (plural noun)spoons of his (noun) car and donate it to (noun) horse. What the hell else good is he to (plural noun) islands!!! You had a retarded (noun) conch, (verb)walk with it….(adverb) deftly!!!! What right do you have to do this to (adjective) hairy (plural noun) lights!!!! I (verb)file (plural noun) hairsprays like you who believe, just because you have a(n) (adjective) aquatic needs (noun) dachshund, you are entitled to special (noun) phagocytosis!!!!! (ALL CAPS NOUN) COMPUTERS!!!!!
    Do everyone in our (noun) chocolate a (adjective) sparkly favour and (ALL CAPS VERB) VACCINATE!!!! (ALL CAPS VERB) TWIRL!! (ALL CAPS VERB) SURF!!!! Move away and get out of this type of (adjective) dismal (noun) shorts!!!! Go live in a (noun )snail in the (noun) cotton ball or something with your (adjective)crimson animal (noun)calculator!!! Nobody wants you (verb)scuba-diving here and they don’t have the (plural noun) sandals to tell you!!!!
    Do the (adjective)fancy thing and move or (verb) score him!!!! Either way, we are ALL better off!!!
    Sincerely,
    A very mean, nosy, ill-educated and poor typist.

    August 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAndy Q

    His latest thing is telling people what actor they look like. He told the optometrist, who is Italian and bald, that he looks like James Gandolfini......

    August 20, 2013 | Registered CommenterDave Brodbeck

    Scene: "Oh hi, I just dropped over for a cup of sugar...Oh, I noticed that you have pink computer paper sheets here at your work station just like a note that was placed in the door of my neighbour...-an unrelated question, how fast can you run?"

    August 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGary McGill

    As an also proud parent living with an autistic child...thank you! That's the 1st time I laughed today!! Well said.

    August 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterChristine

    Well then my work here is done Christine, thanks!

    August 20, 2013 | Registered CommenterDave Brodbeck

    Gary, I somehow see Tony Soprano in that role (I have been watching a lot of Sopranos lately.....)

    August 20, 2013 | Registered CommenterDave Brodbeck

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