Empathy in Autists

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.

Seeing connections between autism and blindness

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

Union Station Weekly: Volume 2: Issue 7 – July 17, 2020

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

The Mask Debate

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.

Adulting: Keeping a Daily Routine

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