by Summer Lin, McClatchy/TNS | August 27, 2021 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income recipients will see a raise in payments in 2022 — the highest increase in almost four decades, according to the latest estimate from The Senior Citizens League. Every year, people who get retirement or disability payments receive a cost-of-living adjustment to keep … Continue reading Social Security, SSI Checks Could Increase By Largest Amount In Decades
A first-of-its-kind television show starring an actress with autism has come to an end.
A study looking at four decades of data on millions of children is showing just how much the timing of a child’s birth influences their risk of developing autism.
For many in the autism community, we want someone to be our friend. Sometimes, I have been told that it takes us the person ourselves to be a friend to someone else. It is difficult for many people with autism to do and can become very taxing at times to have a return effect. All we want sometimes is for someone to be there for us, however after investing a lot of energy it can seem difficult when little energy by the other party is given.
Sometimes getting through the weeks can be difficult, sometimes it takes getting through each day or even every hour. It’s extremely hard when you live alone and I am proud to have my mother for support although oftentimes I don’t show it in the way that I should, but in the end, I know I couldn’t do it without her and her multitude of support. To here I sincerely devote this post to her.
Since having the chance to be in public since some mandates for masking have been lifted for the fully vaccinated such as myself, I have experienced some of that freedom.
We want nothing but a friendship out of it, but we must be mindful of where we lay our boundaries because we don’t want to become susceptible to become a victim of something that we in no way wanted to be a part of.
Growing up, I have had too many experiences to count about being disapppointed. Back then I was never one to "take it like a man" and accept was handed down to me. It has taken many years of tolerance, acceptance, adaption and accommodation to get where I am today, especially when handling disappointment
While being an autistic can have its talents like being organized and ritual, we have to remember that this being autistic is of spectrum manner and as such not everyone operates in the aforementioned manner. We can run in the polar opposite to points where we do not recognize that things are out of place or see “What is Wrong with the Picture?” that Neurotypicals see.
by Shaun Heasley, Disability Scoop | March 9, 2021 Kayla Cromer, who has autism, plays Matilda on Freeform's "Everything's Gonna Be Okay." (Mitch Haaseth/Freeform) New episodes of a television comedy starring an actress with autism are on the way. The cable network Freeform, which caters to teens and young adults, said it will kick off a … Continue reading Actress With Autism Set To Return In TV Comedy