Autistic in a pandemic: Stories from around the world

In England, a basket on the porch becomes a purgatory for deliveries deemed perilous. In Spain, families don blue ribbons to silence the ‘balcony police,’ who jeer at passersby they think may be breaking the local ‘stay home’ advisory. In India, a child puts his fears into pictures, drawing a round blob with spikes in … Continue reading Autistic in a pandemic: Stories from around the world

Today is Autistic Pride Day!

Today is Autistic Pride Day! Autistic Pride Day, originally an Aspies for Freedom initiative, is a pride celebration for autistic people held on June 18 each year. Autistic pride recognises the importance of pride for autistic people and its role in bringing about positive changes in the broader society.

A Journal Entry: Burnout

To do anything anymore that isn't "normal" for me causes burnout! Today, I went to the a large farm store, dollar store and the store. The first two places involved a great deal of walking, which this for the second week has become difficult for me because of the pandemic and being home more.

The First Day back at Programming in nearly Three Months

Today, I got to attend my day program for the first day in nearly three months. I was a little apprehensive about being safe once I returned. However, after seeing the interaction of the members there virtually from my home, I realized that I would be fine.

The New Phase Started TODAY!

Well, two weeks of the YELLOW phase and we here in my area of my state are entering the GREEN as little as six hours ago. While many businesses and things are presuming to become somewhat of a normality, to prevent from retreating back to YELLOW or even RED, we must still follow restrictions that I am learning to adapt to.