Autism

Fuck You, Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills have never been my friends. I spent many years in occupational therapy trying to learn things like how to tie my shoes or how to hold a fork. But my hands still just won't cooperate, which can be incredibly frustrating. I still can't figure out the shoe tying thing. I can do… Continue reading Fuck You, Fine Motor Skills

Autism

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