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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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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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Comfort Zone

Okay, it has been a very busy day. This morning I had my surgical consultation to get my bottom wisdom teeth taken out. One of them has been causing some problems and they’re both impacted. I’m not sure why I … Continue reading

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Absence – A Poem

For Boston & dVersePoets It burns to breathe, Leaning into the shadow of a faded memory- No words, just silence Exhaling the absence of nouns & verbs which billow // like a tangled stream of smoke, It burns to breathe. … Continue reading

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The Dance – A Poem

Introduction – This poem was written while listening to Beethoven’s “Fur Elise”. What an incredible inspiration. Please be sure to listen to this classical piece before or while reading this poem. This is more of a story than a poem … Continue reading

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Moon Child – A Poem

A moon child at heart The sun stepped aside As she drew the stars To let her light shine Gretchen Leary 2012

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The Box – A Poem & Dedication

Introduction: This poem was inspired by and written while listening to “Catch My Breath” by Kelly Clarkson. I encourage you to listen to the song before or while you read this to fully understand the meaning behind my own words. … Continue reading

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About: “Really, Really Like Me”

This year, I have felt the call to advocate for the Autism Community like never before. I’ve written and published two books of poetry, but I knew this challenge was going to be different. As an individual who is on … Continue reading

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Je Ne Sais Quoi – A Poem

This poem is a description of how small daily sensory issues affect my life. It might be a trigger for those who understand, so reader beware. This poem was written for those who don’t. I didn’t want a musical piece … Continue reading

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