As we known a commonly known myth of autistics is that we lack empathy. I, along with other autists do not believe that. Sometimes we come across as we don’t grieve or care about things that may be a striking moment such as someone passing. When in reality, it just doesn’t come to our brain at the moment until weeks or sometimes months after the fact that it happened that we just randomly burst in tears.
Well I am happy to report that for the majority of time, I am having a positive outlook on life. I contribute it mostly because I am medicating regularly and at the right sequences. It just goes to show what wonders medicine plays in making individuals live successful lives
Listen to this story: https://webplayer.spokenlayer.net/0.1/webplayer.js The ability to see plays a large role in the development of the brain — so it makes sense that there would be a connection between vision and autism, which is essentially a condition of brain development. When the eyes are open, vision is the dominant sense. Continuous input from … Continue reading Seeing connections between autism and blindness
As part of my virtual clubhouse attendance we compose a weekly newsletter that is published each Friday, I have decided to include those writings in my Blog
I have shared from time to time of how I struggle with my parents parenting style. Although it is hypercritical, I have to realize that they only act that way out of sincere concern and care for my health, safety and wellbeing.
A common perception in the autism community is that autistics don’t want friends. This is very contrary to the fact that we WANT friends. Just our approach and sometimes our focus is different and at times when you blend two on the spectrum together this can be a very unique situation.
My Review of Netflix's Love on on the Spectrum (Spoilers included)
As part of my virtual clubhouse attendance we compose a weekly newsletter that is published each Friday, I have decided to include those writings in my Blog. Thoughts on Returning The Clubhouse Environment is certainly different since we left the facility on March 16th. We can’t do many things that we used to do because … Continue reading Union Station Weekly: Volume 2: Issue 7 – July 17, 2020
So as we are in the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, almost every living soul has been given a new set of guidelines or rules to live by. Having to wear a mask is more likely a requirement in most states of the United States if not the World. However, many locales have exemptions for individuals with disabilities. In many cases this can include autistics, however many many retailers still have the right to mandate services provided in a alternative format if one does not wear the mask, and yes there are some who will not accommodate the non-compliance of not wearing a mask in a establishment.
In gaining my skills to regroup for the next chapter in my life, I have made the decision to do a blog series on Adulting. The first installment I have chosen to write about is having a routine. So here we are in the next chapter. We're nowhere ready to talk about the past one … Continue reading Adulting: Keeping a Daily Routine