Union Station News: Volume 1, Issue 10, January 2022

Note: As part of my Day Program, I contribure to the program's newsletter. In June 2021, that Newsletter transitoned to a monthly basis as much of the elements of the program are back to a in-person status. New Year's Resolution I usually start off the new year with several resolutions. However, I am going tofocus … Continue reading Union Station News: Volume 1, Issue 10, January 2022

Adulting: Being Who You Truly Want to Be

Spending over three years being an independent autistic man, and now being at the point I can finally say that after a three year rumspringa of sorts of playing almost roulette with my wellness, I can finally say that I am in a good place mentally and can see what putting in the fruits of my labor can do my life and the potential of it going forward.

Latinx Families Ask For Equal Services For Their Children With Disabilities

by Claudia Boyd-Barrett, California Health Report (via Disability Scoop) | January 28, 2022 LOS ANGELES — Mayra Jimenez picked up her phone and braced herself. She was trying — again — to get independent living skills training for her son Bryan, who has autism. If she and her husband had a way to access the training … Continue reading Latinx Families Ask For Equal Services For Their Children With Disabilities

Left Behind: Medicaid Patients Say Rides To Doctors Don’t Always Come

by Rebecca Grapevine, Georgia Health News and Andy Miller | January 26, 2022 States must set up transportation to medical appointments for people with disabilities enrolled in Medicaid. But patients say those rides are showing up late — and sometimes not at all. (Disability Scoop) Tranisha Rockmore and her daughter Karisma waited at an Atlanta … Continue reading Left Behind: Medicaid Patients Say Rides To Doctors Don’t Always Come

A Different Approach In An Ever-Changing World

In an ever-changing world, life presents challenges for everyone. In an autistic world, these challenges can be amplified because in the big scheme of things they are really hard and bigger than what they seem, when in reality they can be a really small roadblock that may require a detour in our journey.

Wellness Wednesday: Trying My Best

I am at a place now where I am more content and can learn from experience. Compared to even a few months ago when you could see small signs by me masking when I wasn’t doing what I needed to do, there has been an improvement and many of my supporters can see a difference.