TW/CW: mention of suicide*from solely my perspective*As I started my day today, I felt intense hunger pangs. Being autistic, I struggle with interception and as such my body was telling me that I needed to make nourishing my body a priority.My automatic response was looking at being lazy and having breakfast brought to me, however… Continue reading Understand The Story
Category: law enforcement
First Responder Awareness
Last week near this time, the event, the first ever held by our county behavioral health office in correlation of Autism Awareness Month for our county and as an individual involved in many facets of the behavioral health office was on the committee for the event.
A Call towards Better Care of Autistic Individuals in Response to the Police Involved Shooting of 13 Year Old Linden Cameron
Linden is now recovering and there is an investigation underway. The incident happened in Glendale Utah. Advocates such as myself have gone onto social media to ask for more nationwide first responder & Crisis Intervention Training. #autism #firstresponder
The Other Side
The past few weeks have been full of tension in regards to equality, and the fairness of law enforcement among the marginalized communities in America. Likewise, I have learned of my ability to appreciate everyone and see through things that matter to persons who don't see equally.
Why Juneteenth is Important to the Autism Community
So, today is Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Liberation Day) is an unofficial American holiday and an official Texas state holiday, celebrated annually on the 19th of June in the United States to commemorate Union army general Gordon Granger announcing federal orders in the city of Galveston, Texas, on June 19,… Continue reading Why Juneteenth is Important to the Autism Community
Why I signed the Change.org Petition to Free Matthew Rushin
I treaded the waters lightly on the situation of the world lately, but when a fellow blogger brought up this young man's story, I couldn't help, regardless of race, What if this was me in that situation?