A few weekends ago, I had the privilege of attending the Autistics Present Symposium at Bellevue College in Bellevue, Washington. This year's theme was "Essential Youth Voices," and featured, with a few exceptions, all-autistic presenters between the ages of 13 and 22 (though a few were a bit older). I had a fantastic time at … Continue reading Autistics Present Symposium: Essential Youth Voices
We're just about halfway through April now. As you may be aware, the month of April is often a very stressful time for many autistic people, due to the fact that April is "Autism Month." This stress of course comes somewhat from the fact that we tend not to like all kinds of attention forced … Continue reading Moving Beyond Autism Awareness
Hey, everyone! I'd like to announce that I'm looking to continue my autism Q&A series, but with questions from readers. If you've got questions related to autism and want to ask an autistic, you can add them in the comments on this post, email them to me, or contact me on social media (links to … Continue reading Open Autism Q&A
The title for this one is pretty self explanatory... This blog now has an official Facebook page. New content (and old content) will be shared there as well from now on, so if you're enjoying this blog make sure you drop by and give the page a "like." But really, I'd like to thank all … Continue reading Speaking of Autism… is on Facebook!
Up at the top of my blog, you'll notice a tab titled "Resources." This is intended to be a place for me to list autism resources such as books, blogs, videos, and accessibility products that I have found interesting or useful. Before today, the page just read "coming soon," but I have just added the … Continue reading New Autism Resources Page