No matter how many times I flirt with disaster and cause heartache on those closest to me, I still struggle with the understanding that medication management is necessary in maintaining a healthy life even though the side effects are at times rough.
As we pass our six months under a worldwide pandemic, I personally see more protections being laxed specifically the mask wearing and social distancing. More opportunities are being made available for those not wishing to be respectable of the rules and sometimes cause strife with those who must be the enforcers of these rules.
In gaining my skills to regroup for the next chapter in my life, I have made the decision to do a blog series on Adulting. The seventeenth installment is about public interaction and how keeping your emotions in check is key to managing them from resulting in meltdown.
A call for better care for individuals in Crisis by Law Enforcement In the past few months, we have seen in the media several incidences with individuals of all ages that have a mental health or neurological diagnosis be mistreated by members of law enforcement who are only dispatched to de-escalate a crisis and get … Continue reading Union Station Weekly; Vol. 3, Issue 8; September 25, 2020
Victoria Police has confirmed that missing autistic boy William Wall has been found dead in the state on Wednesday. On Wednesday afternoon it was confirmed the 14 year-old's body was located in Yarra Junction. His death is not being treated as suspicious and police will prepare a report for the Coroner. William Wall was missing … Continue reading Police confirm missing autistic boy found dead in Victoria
A common perception in the autism community is that autistics don’t want friends. This is very contrary to the fact that we WANT friends. Just our approach and sometimes our focus is different and at times when you blend two on the spectrum together this can be a very unique situation.
We’ve been in this COVID state for over six months now. The over stimulated, over sensualized media reports, the big deals made out of the small things. However, many, including myself have a hard time realizing that we are not the only ones facing the daily struggles of daunting the PPE and heading out to a modified normal routine.
In gaining my skills to regroup for the next chapter in my life, I have made the decision to do a blog series on Adulting. The sixteenth installment is about my pattern of parental abuse and ending it.
It’s Recovery Month, what do you do to maintain Recovery? Recovery has been a long but good journey for me the past few decades. It is a essential piece of my lifestyle and is something that I take very seriously. I am active in my goals here at the Clubhouse and exemplify what I learned … Continue reading Union Station Weekly: Recovery Month; Vol. 3, Issues 6 & 7; Sept. 11, 18
Last Wednesday, I have made a commitment upon arrival to go to a certain room in the building and get on the dreaded digital scale each day I attend and to record my weight on a calendar that I printed off the computer.