Hello, dear readers! I am very excited to announce that my book Shake it Up! How to be young, autistic, and make an impact was released just yesterday and is now available for purchase. I am so very excited to finally see this book, after multiple years in the making, finally be released to the … Continue reading Shake it Up! How to be young, autistic, and make an impact: Book now available
It’s March 1st, which means it’s once again the International Disability Day of Mourning. This is a day dedicated to mourning the losses of disabled people who were murdered, usually by parents or caregivers, because of their disability. It’s a solemn day for the disability community, and should be a solemn day for anybody who … Continue reading International Disability Day of Mourning 2022
Set off the fireworks, everyone! Happy New Year! And of course, it's time for another Year in a Review, where I'll list the ten most-read posts from 2021 so that anyone who happens to find this page can go see what all the buzz is about. But first, I have a couple announcements to make, … Continue reading Speaking of Autism… 2021 Year in a Review
When I was little my grandpa would call me "Whirling Dervish." It's because I was always spinning around in circles: spinning in place in the yard, spinning while pacing, spinning in my seat, spinning through the air as I skipped. As time has gone on my age has changed and the nickname has lost its … Continue reading Body in Motion
Autistic students regularly report experiencing trauma at school. Behaviorism is causing our schools to fail to meet the needs of autistic students.