Book Review: Demystifying the Autistic Experience: A Humanistic Introduction for Parents, Caregivers and Educators (2002)

Around the time this book was written the author's name was brought up in conversation as "the one who got it." Little did I know of 17 years of molding into the man I have become, and a unique 50 cent book in a thrift shop, I would discover that the book would make me … Continue reading Book Review: Demystifying the Autistic Experience: A Humanistic Introduction for Parents, Caregivers and Educators (2002)

Change is everywhere, we must be willing to accept sudden change and adapt as necessary.

I have been going to the same day program (Clubhouse) for 15 years this month and have had the same supported employment position for over nine years. Many know that individuals on the spectrum cannot accept sudden change and that it can come to the point of even a meltdown, however I gradually become more … Continue reading Change is everywhere, we must be willing to accept sudden change and adapt as necessary.

Don’t let your Autism keep you back from fun things, persevere!

Many say that having an autistic individual close to Fireworks could cause utter chaos! In fact, I have seen numerous suggestions and reminders to be sensitive to individuals on the spectrum by being considerate of their needs during this noisy holiday. I am learning slowly not to let my Autism define me in the life of me, but define what Autism is.