Tag Archives: Autism

Sixty Eight Days #Autism

"You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you." – Mary Tyler Moore So much has happened in my thirty one years. So many sad things. There were many times when I felt so broken that … Continue reading

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Melting Down #Autism

When I have a meltdown, I feel like I regress to about a two to five year old emotionally speaking. The world becomes too big, too loud, and way too much very suddenly. Often times I feel like I am … Continue reading

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Changes #Autism #Aspie #Aspergers

Hello everyone, There have been a lot of enormous changes in my life this year and a lot of personal self growth. But what do you do when it’s not enough? Sometimes I feel like I am constantly trying to … Continue reading

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#InMyOpinionFlashBlog2014 #Autism #Aspergers

This is part of a Flash Blog initated by Erin Clemens When it comes to advocacy, I do at times struggle with wanting to lift others up while trying to make sure that I am clear that I can not … Continue reading

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Autism: From the Heart on August 16, 2014

Children’s book author of Really, Really Like Me and public speaker, Gretchen Leary, will be sharing pieces of her story from a first hand experience as an individual on the Autism Spectrum. She will be sharing her coping skills and what … Continue reading

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The Quiet Bear: Update

Hello everyone! So Melissa Saylor has officially finished the sketches for The Quiet Bear. For those who have contributed to this project, I am so incredibly grateful. The final sketch almost made me cry so I can only imagine what my … Continue reading

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Defy Gravity #Aspergers #Autism

Dear Autism Community and anyone else reading… As my brain continues to process the way that society sees me and people with the same diagnosis right now because of misleading headlines in the news, I am thinking of ways that … Continue reading

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