Navigating Depression with my autistic son, and how people with Autism showed us deep compassion and empathy.
Coexisting with my neurological roommate, autism.
While traveling with friends this past week, I got to visit a lakeside park in Toronto. We walked down a gravel path and onto a small beach that was nestled into […]
I had a meltdown today. This is what it is like for me.
We often put autism on parade through television and social media, as we portray the meltdown as uncontrollable violent outbursts that endanger everyone around them. […]
How a road trip with a friend softened the emotional confusion of autism.
It is not often one gets to travel to a foreign country with a local guide. Locals can pull you […]
It is considered polite to offer people a snack when they are a guest at your house. If they accept, you must also provide drinks and napkins, otherwise you will have to keep getting up to get them things.
I just finished reading a remarkable post by the author John Elder Robison, Early Intervention or Not. How Do We Decide? . I had an opportunity to […]
The Background, and My Own Struggle
I read an article in USA Today last May that touched me very deeply. AP Medical Writer Lindsey Tanner reported that 1 in 3 Autistic young adults “…have no paid job experience, […]