That title is the motto of the minds that set up services for autism in our social welfare system.
At least that is my opinion. Don't quote me on it.
I would be more than happy to have LESS money from the government and do FEWER hours of quality therapy with FEWER therapists and make huge strides in K's development and learning with people who are invested in their jobs and in him.
But guess what? That is not allowed.
Instead I have to be forced by the police-like, "I know what is better for you" inaneness, to hire more people, to do MORE hours of therapy, compromising therefore on the QUALITY of the delivery, just so MORE money is spent in a shorter period of time, so that the STUPID people running this bogus operation can say, "Sorry there is no money left now so we have to withdraw all funding from your program so your child can now have NO therapy. Here is a place you can send him to, where more rigid stupidity culminate to create an atmosphere of incompetence ensuring failure. It is called SCHOOL". BYE BYE.
It reminds me of a John Taylor Gatto quote: "Self reliance is the antidote to institutional stupidity."
I have to find ways to make myself self reliant with my son and his learning.
There desperately needs to be more flexibility in funding for autism therapy and education in general in this country. But for that, state would need to relinquish some of the control they have over dispensing OUR money that we voluntarily give them every year. And that would probably cause civil war.