Autism

Do Your Worst, I’ll Survive Another Year

As 2020 draws to a close, I wanted to make a list of resolutions and goals for the upcoming year. I know 2020 was a major shit show for most of Earth's population, but it was kinda my best year ever. I grew in so many ways this year. I am truly not the same… Continue reading Do Your Worst, I’ll Survive Another Year

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I Want To Ride My Bicycle

I love riding bicycles. It was something I did a lot of as a child. My body has always been restricted by my brain. I can't make my hands do the correct thing, like tie my shoes. I can't walk in a straight line. But, on my bike, I feel free. I am in control… Continue reading I Want To Ride My Bicycle

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5 Ignorant Comments About Autism I’m Tired of Hearing

One of my favorite parts about being a self-advocate is speaking and educating people. I consider myself an ambassador for the autism community. I speak at conferences, trainings, schools etc. I’ve gotten the opportunity to speak to doctors, parents, and the community at large. That being said, I have a huge issue with the way… Continue reading 5 Ignorant Comments About Autism I’m Tired of Hearing

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Tell Me What You Know About The Night Terrors, Every Night

In addition to my very fun insomnia issues, I have horrific dreams where I wake up screaming, I would say at least twice a week. I fucking hate them. It feels like I'm paralyzed in these dreams and I scream for quite some time until I wake up. A lot of these night terrors are… Continue reading Tell Me What You Know About The Night Terrors, Every Night