Tag Archives: Autism

ASD & Unity

Erin Clemens and I worked on a video this week to really try to explain where we stand in terms of advocacy, our hopes for the community, and what we would like to share with parents of individuals with Autism. … Continue reading

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Like Golden Ribbon – A Poem

  Swirls of golden ribbon Weaving in, out & around my hands, my eyes, my heart Enveloping me in a warm brilliance like that of the Sun.   A warm light from within me shows as I touch my hand to yours You … Continue reading

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ASD: A Gift or a Disability?

This topic keeps coming up recently and it’s bugging me. Why, you ask? Okay, this is my take on this: ASD is a disability. It is a developmental disability. I do not see it as a lifestyle. I do not … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the World

To Whom it May Concern, This letter is not an attack. This letter is not a confession. This is not about you. In fact, this might surprise you but the world does not revolve around you. No, this is about … Continue reading

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X + X = Friendship

When I imagine what it would be like to be “neurotypical”, I imagine that I would meet people and we would make this connection and mutually seek each other out in a true friendship. Although, I do consider myself blessed … Continue reading

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Expectations

We all have expectations of ourselves. Some are usually far fetched and then plenty are attainable if the right amount of positive effort is put in. Here is what I know: 1) Having Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder – ASD) … Continue reading

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Can I Hug You? – Part 2

“I’m through accepting limits Cuz someone says they’re so Some things I cannot change But till I try I’ll never know Too long I’ve been afraid of Losing love, I guess I’ve lost Well if that’s love It comes at … Continue reading

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Services for Adults on the Spectrum

I have been actively seeking out occupational therapy and a therapist who specializes in ASD to help me improve my daily habits and coping skills in the workplace. The responses I have been given for regular therapy: •Sorry, we only … Continue reading

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Global Autism Outreach – The Really, Really Like Me Project

When I created this blog, I had intentions of writing something and hoping the world would read it. It was a naive dream but I don’t give up easily. At first I was not sure what I wanted the blog … Continue reading

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Rose Colored Glasses

Sometimes I wish I knew what it felt like to feel at peace with the world. For me, I feel like the world is buzzing around me. The lights, the sounds, the textures, and so on and so on. I … Continue reading

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