Social Security, SSI Checks Could Increase By Largest Amount In Decades

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

Can We Really Be a Friend?

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.

Wellness Wednesday: Walking is Positive!

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.

Adulting: We Don’t See It

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.

Actress With Autism Set To Return In TV Comedy

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